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'Ayn al Ghazaya

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Country  Libya
District  Nalut
Elevation  592 m
Region  Tripolitania
Time zone  EET (UTC+2)
'Ayn al Ghazaya

ʿAyn al Ghazaya (Arabic: الغزايا‎‎) is a village in Nalut District in northwestern Libya. It lies on a crossroads on the Wazzin–Nalut road on the northern edge of the Tripolitanian Plateau in the Nafusa Mountains.

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Map of Ain Ghezaia, Libya

History

ʿAyn al Ghazaya was a Gaddafi stronghold during the 2011 Libyan civil war, and provided a base for loyalist troops in the 2011 Nafusa Mountains Campaign. After the some 5,000 inhabitants were removed to Tripoli, it was captured by the rebel forces on 29 July 2011.

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'Ayn al Ghazaya Wikipedia


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