: حمام الأنف
, pronounced hammam linf
) is a coastal town about 20 km south-east of Tunis
, the capital of Tunisia
. It has been known since antiquity for its thermal springs originating in Mount Bou Kornine
Naro, which means fire, was Hammam-Lif's Punic
name. In 1883, the French captain Ernest De Prudhomme discovered in his Hammam-lif residence the first archeological ruins of an ancient synagogue
that once stood in Hammam-Lif in 3rd-5th century AD.
Hammam-Lif was once the home of Italian
communities, especially before the end of the French colonial period.
Hammam-Lif's most interesting site is probably Dar El Bey
, which was the residence of Ali II Bey
, the 4th bey of Tunis
The local football team Club Sportif de Hammam-Lif
won the Tunisian championship in 1952, 1954, 1955, 1956 and won the Tunisian Cup in 1946, 1947, 1948, 1949, 1950, 1985, 2001
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