Sirt, an' a' Surt an Sirte (Arabic: سرت, Aboot this soondpronunciation , French: Syrte) is a ceety in Libie an the caipital o the Sirte Destrict. It is the seat o some important govrenmental institutions (on the naitional level) an birthplace o the Libie leader, Muammar Gaddafi in 1942. It is on the sooth coast o the Gulf o Sidra (auncient Syrtis Maior, frae which Sirt's name derives). Sirt lies haufway atween Tripoli ad Benghazi.

A view frae Sirt, Libie

Unitit Nations Democracy Fund eedit

The Unitit Naitions Democracy Fund (UNDEF) wis established bi Secretary-General Kofi Annan in Julie 2005 at the African Union Summit in Sirt as a Unitit Naitions General Trust Fund unner his authority.

Site o Darfur talks eedit

In October 2007, Sirt wis the site o talks aween the Sudanese govrenment an certain Darfur rebel groups.[1]

Transfer o Libie's caipital eedit

There wur attempts tae move the caipital o Libie tae Sirt durin the tenure o the Libie leader Muammar Gaddafi as it is the birthplace an residence o the Libian leader. Mony o the meenisterial heidquarters are nou locatit in Sirt, rather than Tripoli, as well as the Palais des Congrès, the lairgest conference hall in North Africae, an the Hospitality Village.[2] There are an aa strategic reasons. First, Sirt is mair or less in atween Tripolitanie an Cyrenaica, an Cyrenaica is a region that haes shown plenty o examples o unthirldom towards the govrenment o Tripoli. Next, this wad involve a muive o fowk frae the croudit Tripoli region.[3]

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Cultur eedit

Al-Tahadi University is locatit in Sirt wi 13 local faculties, includin Law an Medicine.

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  1. "Sudan calls Darfur truce at talks", BBC News, 27 October 2007
  2. (27 March 2010) "سرت.. قاهرة الغزاة ومحبوبة القذافي" Archived 2011-07-14 at the Wayback Machine
  3. ""Libyan Tourism Directory"". Archived frae the original on 15 Mairch 2011. Retrieved 11 Mairch 2011.
  4. China Railway Construction Corporation website

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