Murzuq Destrict

Murzuq (Arabic: مرزقMurzuq) is ane o the destricts o Libie. It is in the sooth o the kintra. Its caipital is Murzuk. The ceety wis occupee'd bi the Ottoman Empire in 1578 an served as the caipital o Fezzan aff an on till the Ottomans cedit Libie tae Italy in 1912. It ws nae occupee'd bi the Italians till 1914.

Murzuq (مرزق)
Kintra  Libie
Capital Murzuq
Area 349,790 km2 (135,055 sq mi) [1]
Population 78,621 (2006) [2]
Density 0/km2 (0/sq mi)
Map o Libie wi Murzuq destrict heichlichtit

Borders eedit

Tae the sootheast, Murzuq borders the Bourkou-Ennedi-Tibesti Region o Chad, an tae the southwest it borders the Agadez Depairtment o Niger. The mairch crossin tae Niger is at Tumu. Domestically, it borders the follaein destricts:

The mairch atween Murzuq an Al Jufrah destricts wis modified efter 2007 admeenistrative reorganization o Libyan Destricts.

Pre-2007 extent o Murzuq Destrict

Touns eedit

Amang the touns in Murzuq Destrict are:

  • Al Qatrun, an oasis an crossroads toun
  • Al `Uwaynat (Sardalis), an oasis an crossroads toun
  • Al Wigh, an oasis
  • Murzuq, admeenistrative center
  • Qawat, An oasis an crossroad toun
  • Tajarhi, an oasis an crossroads toun

References eedit

  1. before 2007 administrative reorganization
  2. "Districts of Libya". Retrieved 27 October 2009.

See an aa eedit

Coordinates: 25°54′N 13°54′E / 25.900°N 13.900°E / 25.900; 13.900