An Nawfaliyah

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An Nawfaliyah (Arabic: النوفلية‎), kent as An Nawfalīyah, An Nufaliyah, An Nūfalīyah, En-Nofilia, En-Nofilía, Nofilia, Nofilía, Nufilia, Nawfaliya, Zauia-en-Nofilia or Zauiet en-Nofilia an aw, is a toun in the desert in the Sirte Destrict in Libie.

It is locatit in the umwhile Bin Jawwad Destrict, aroond 20 km wast o Bin Jawwad an 15 km sooth east o Marsa al Uwayja.

Durin Warld War II it wis the site o a brief skirmish in late 1942 when some o Rommel's retreatin forces ran oot o fuel.[1] At the time An Nawfaliyah wis hame tae sma fort an a few Italian biggins in addition tae a mosque, some shops an a schuil.[1]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. a b Clifford, Alexander G (2005). The Conquest of North Africa 1940 to 1943. Kessinger Publishing. p. 353. ISBN 9781419126567.