Shahhat - Wikipedia
Shahhat
Shahhat (Arabic: شحات‎‎) is a town in the District of Jabal al Akhdar in north-eastern Libya.[2] Cyrene was located in the same area in ancient times. It is located 24 kilometres (15 mi) east of Bayda.
Shahat
شحات
Town
Shahat
Location in Libya
Coordinates: 32°49′40″N 21°51′44″E
Country Libya
RegionCyrenaica
DistrictJabal al Akhdar
Elevation[1]1,683 ft (513 m)
Population (2004)[1]
 • Total43,376
Time zoneUTC +2
Shahhat is linked with Derna by two roads, the inner one running through Al Qubah is part of the Libyan Coastal Highway and the coastal one running through Susa and Ras al Helal.
During the Libyan Civil War, the city was one of the first to fall under rebel control.[3]
See also
List of cities in Libya
References
  1. ^ a b Wolfram Alpha
  2. ^ Maplandia world gazetteer
  3. ^ http://blogs.aljazeera.net/africa/2011/02/23/live-blog-libya-feb-24#
External links
Satellite map at Maplandia.
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Last edited on 17 February 2021, at 04:23
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