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Henchir El Djemel

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Country  Tunisia
Elevation  17 m
Governorates  Sfax Governorate
Henchir-El-Djemel

Henchir-El-Djemel, is a village of North Africa, near Sakiet Ezzit in the Gouvernorat of Safaqis, in Tunisia.

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Geography

Henchir-El-Djemel is located at 34°53'50" N and 10°46'51" E just north of Sfax. It is situated on a wadi, 7 km from the Mediterranean coast with an elevation of 57 meters above sea level. Hennchir el Djemel is also known as Hanshīr al Jamal, and Henchir el Jemel.

History

Henchir-El-Djemel was the site of a Roman and pre Islamic town and Catholic Bishopric called Vicus Turris. The area is today arid but supports commercial agriculture.

References

Henchir-El-Djemel Wikipedia


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