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Tunisia, Dougga / Thugga

 Posted by , last edited on February 10, 2014 at 04:22:52

Location Gouvernat de Beja, Tunisia
Coordinates N36 25 24.996 E9 13 13.008
Property 70 ha
Date of Inscription 1997

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Before the Roman annexation of Numidia, the town of Thugga, built on an elevated site overlooking a fertile plain, was the capital of an important Libyco-Punic state. It flourished under Roman and Byzantine rule, but declined in the Islamic period. The impressive ruins that are visible today give some idea of the resources of a small Roman town on the fringes of the empire.

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