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El Kef (Arabic: الكاف‎, an aa transliteratit as Al-Kāf or Le Kef) is a ceety in northwastren Tunisie. It is the caipital o the Kef Govrenorate. Its name at the time o the Roman Empire was Sicca Veneria.[1]

The auld toun is built on the cliff face o the table-top Jebel Dyr muntain. El Kef wis the provisional caipital o Tunisie durin Warld War II. It wis the command centre o the FLN (Front de Libération Nationale) durin the Algerian War o Unthirldom against the French in the 1950s. It haes a population o 45,191 (2004 census).


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  1. By Anthony Ham, Abigail Hole (2004). Tunisia. Lonely Planet. ISBN 1741041899.

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Coordinates: 36°10′N 8°42′E / 36.17°N 8.7°E / 36.17; 8.7