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Kufra District

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Kufra or Kofra (الكفرة), also spelled Cufra, is the largest district of Libya. [1]

33 relations: Al Jawf, Libya, Al Wahat District, Arabs, Awjila, Bedouin, Borkou-Ennedi-Tibesti (region), Buzema, Chad, Districts of Libya, Egypt, Friedrich Gerhard Rohlfs, Gabal El Uweinat, History of Islamic Tripolitania and Cyrenaica, Italian colonization of Libya, Jabal Arkanu, Jufra District, Kafir, Kufra, Leo Africanus, Libya, Murzuq District, New Valley Governorate, North Darfur, Northern state, Sudan, Oasis, Oil refinery, Ottoman Tripolitania, Rebiana, Libya, Sudan, Tazirbu, Wadi Zighen, World Health Organization, Zuwayya.

Al Jawf, Libya

Al Jawf (الجوف) is a town in southeastern Libya, the capital of the Kufra district in Libya.

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Al Wahat District

Al Wahat (الواحات, The Oases), occasionally spelt Al Wahad or Al Wahah (The Oasis) is one of the districts of Libya.

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Arabs (عَرَب ISO 233, Arabic pronunciation) are a population inhabiting the Arab world.

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Awjila (Berber: Awilan, Awjila, Awgila; أوجلة; Latin: Augila) is an oasis town in the Al Wahat District in the Cyrenaica region of northeastern Libya.

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The Bedouin (badawī) are a grouping of nomadic Arab peoples who have historically inhabited the desert regions in North Africa, the Arabian Peninsula, Iraq and the Levant.

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Borkou-Ennedi-Tibesti (region)

The Borkou-Ennedi-Tibesti (BET) was until 2008 one of the then 18 regions of Chad, its capital being Faya-Largeau.

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Buzema is an oasis in the Libyan Desert in the Kufra District of Libya, about 150 km northwest of Kufra.

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Chad (تشاد; Tchad), officially the Republic of Chad ("Republic of the Chad"), is a landlocked country in Central Africa.

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Districts of Libya

There are twenty-two districts of Libya, known by the term shabiyah (Arabic singular شعبية šaʿbiyya, plural šaʿbiyyāt).

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Egypt (مِصر, مَصر, Khēmi), officially the Arab Republic of Egypt, is a transcontinental country spanning the northeast corner of Africa and southwest corner of Asia by a land bridge formed by the Sinai Peninsula.

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Friedrich Gerhard Rohlfs

Friedrich Gerhard Rohlfs (April 14, 1831 – June 2, 1896) was a German geographer, explorer, author and adventurer.

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Gabal El Uweinat

Mount Uwaynat or Gabal El Uweinat (جبل العوينات "mountain of sourcelets") is a mountain range in the area of the Egyptian-Libyan-Sudanese border.

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History of Islamic Tripolitania and Cyrenaica

Islamic rule in Tripolitania and Cyrenaica began as early as the 7th century.

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Italian colonization of Libya

The history of Libya as an Italian colony began in the 1910s and lasted until February 1947, when Italy officially lost all the colonies of the former Italian Empire.

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Jabal Arkanu

Mount Arkanu or Jabal Arkanu (also Jebel Arkenu or Gebel Árchenu) is a mountain in Libya.

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Jufra District

Jufra or Jofra (الجفرة Al Jufrah) is one of the districts of Libya.

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Kafir (كافر; plural كَافِرُونَ, كفّار or كَفَرَة; feminine كافرة) is an Arabic term (from the root K-F-R "to cover") meaning "unbeliever", or "disbeliever".

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Kufra is a basinBertarelli (1929), p. 514.

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Leo Africanus

Joannes Leo Africanus, (c. 1494 – c. 1554?) (born al-Hasan ibn Muhammad al-Wazzan al-Fasi, حسن ابن محمد الوزان الفاسي) was a Berber Andalusi diplomat and author who is best known for his book Descrittione dell’Africa (Description of Africa) centered on the geography of the Maghreb and Nile Valley.

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Libya (ليبيا), officially the State of Libya (دولة ليبيا), is a sovereign state in the Maghreb region of North Africa, bordered by the Mediterranean Sea to the north, Egypt to the east, Sudan to the southeast, Chad and Niger to the south and Algeria and Tunisia to the west.

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Murzuq District

Murzuq (مرزق Murzuq) is one of the districts of Libya.

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New Valley Governorate

New Valley Governorate (محافظة الوادي الجديد) is one of the governorates of Egypt.

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North Darfur

North Darfur State (ولاية شمال دارفور Wilāyat Šamāl Dārfūr; Shamal Darfor) is one of the wilayat or states of Sudan.

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Northern state, Sudan

Northern is one of the 18 wilayat or states of Sudan.

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In geography, an oasis (plural: oases) is an isolated area in a desert, typically surrounding a spring or similar water source, such as a pond or small lake.

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Oil refinery

Oil refinery or petroleum refinery is an industrial process plant where crude oil is transformed and refined into more useful products such as petroleum naphtha, gasoline, diesel fuel, asphalt base, heating oil, kerosene, liquefied petroleum gas, jet fuel and fuel oils.

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Ottoman Tripolitania

The coastal region of what is today Libya was ruled by the Ottoman Empire from 1551 to 1911, as the Eyalet of Tripolitania (ایالت طرابلس غرب Eyālet-i Trâblus Gârb) or Bey and Subjects of Tripoli of Barbary from 1551 to 1864 and as the Vilayet of Tripolitania (ولايت طرابلس غرب Vilâyet-i Trâblus Gârb) from 1864 to 1911.

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Rebiana, Libya

Rebiana (or Rabiana, Rabyanah, also called Erbehna, موزي), in Tedaga called Muzui or Mouzi which is the original name of this place, is an oasis in the Libyan Desert in the Kufra District of Libya, about 120 km west of El Tag.

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The Sudan or Sudan (السودان as-Sūdān) also known as North Sudan since South Sudan's independence and officially the Republic of the Sudan (جمهورية السودان Jumhūriyyat as-Sūdān), is a country in Northeast Africa.

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Tazerbu (تازربو), is an oasis located in the Libyan Desert in the Kufra District of Libya, about 250 km to the northwest of Kufra.

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Wadi Zighen

Wadi Zighen (also Wadi Zighan) is a depression (height 310 metres) located in the Libyan Desert in the Kufra District of Libya, about 180 km north-northwest of El Tag and east of Tazirbu.

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World Health Organization

The World Health Organization (WHO; French: Organisation mondiale de la santé) is a specialized agency of the United Nations that is concerned with international public health.

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The Zuwayya (الزوية Al-Zuwayya) are an independent Murabtin tribe, one of the major Arab Bedouin tribes of Cyrenaica and Fezzan, Libya.

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kufra_District

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