Sunday, October 23, 2016

Tunisia - El Haouaria, Kerkouane

El Haouaria


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UNESCO declared the Punic Town of Kerkouane and its Necropolis a World Heritage Site in 1985, citing among other things that the remains constitute the only example of a Phoenicio-Punic city to have survived.  (The Punics were a people from Ancient Carthage.)

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El Haouaria is a coastal town and commune in Tunisia. As of 2004 it had a population of 9,273.

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