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Skhira
Skhira (Arabic: الصخيرة‎‎) is a coastal town in Sfax Governate (Arabic: ولاية صفاقس), central-eastern Tunisia. It is located at around 34°18′2″N​10°4′15″E​. It lies on the coast of the Gulf of Gabes. It has a large oil terminal for pipelines coming from the Tunisian and Algerian oilfields. The old village grew in the late nineteenth century as the centre of the export trade in esparto grass, used in the manufacture of paper.
Skhira
Skhira
Location in Tunisia
Coordinates: 34°18′2″N 10°4′15″E
Country
Tunisia
GovernorateSfax Governorate
Population (2014)
 • Total11,944
Time zoneUTC1 (CET)
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Last edited on 21 March 2021, at 19:09
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