Fezzan (/fɛˈzɑːn/; Arabic: فزانFizzān, Berber: Fezzan, Turkis: Fizan, Laitin: Phasania) is a sooth wastren region o modren Libie. It is lairgely desert but broken bi mountains, uplands, an dry river valleys (wadis) in the north, whaur oases enable auncient touns an veelages tae survive deep in the itherwise inhospitable Sahara.

Fezzan

فزان
Fezzan wis a govrenorate within baith Italian Libie an the Kinrick o Libie, 1927-1963.
Fezzan wis a govrenorate within baith Italian Libie an the Kinrick o Libie, 1927-1963.
CaipitalSabha
Area
 • Total551,170 km2 (212,810 sq mi)
Population
 (2006)[2]
 • Total442,090
 • Density0.80/km2 (2.1/sq mi)

ReferencesEedit

  1. Abdel Aziz Tarih Sharaf, "Jughrafia Libia", Munsha’at al Ma’arif, Alexandria, 2nd ed., 1971, pp.232-233.
  2. 2006 census, based on the sum o population o destricts Murzuq, Sabha, Wadi al Hayaa, Ghat, Jufra, Wadi al Shatii