Samiksha Jaiswal

Vicus Turris

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Country  Tunisia
Elevation  17 m
Governorates  Sfax Governorate
Vicus Turris

Vicus Turris is a former Roman and Byzantine town of Africa and a titular see of the Roman Catholic Church.

The town is identified with modern Henchir-El-Djemel, near Sakiet Ezzit in the Gouvernorat of Safaqis, Tunisia (North Africa). 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.

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Vicus Turris Wikipedia


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