Kairouan (Tunisia)

Kairouan (Tunisia)
Kairouan (Tunisia)

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  • KAIROUAN — (Qairuwān) Tunisian town situated 77 mi. (125 km.) S. of tunis . Kairouan was founded in 670 by ʿUqbaibn Nāfiʿ, the Arab conqueror of North Africa. For about four centuries it was the government center and the capital of the aghlabids , the… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Kairouan — [ker wän′] city in NE Tunisia: holy city of the Muslims: pop. 103,000 …   English World dictionary

  • Tunisia — Tunisian Republic الجمهورية التونسية al Jumhūriyyah at Tūnisiyyah …   Wikipedia

  • Kairouan — Infobox World Heritage Site WHS = Kairouan State Party = TUN Type = Cultural Criteria = i, ii, iii, v, vi ID = 499 Region = Arab States Year = 1988 Session = 12th Link = http://whc.unesco.org/en/list/499Kairouan (Arabic القيروان) (also known as… …   Wikipedia

  • Tunisia — Tunisian, adj., n. /tooh nee zheuh, sheuh, nizh euh, nish euh, tyooh /, n. a republic in N Africa, on the Mediterranean: a French protectorate until 1956. 9,183,097; 48,330 sq. mi. (125,175 sq. km). Cap.: Tunis. * * * Tunisia Introduction Tunisia …   Universalium

  • Kairouan — Fr. /kerdd wahonn /, n. a city in NE Tunisia: a holy city of Islam. 54,000. Also, Kairwan /kuyeur wahn /. * * * or Al Qayrawān City (pop., 1994: 102,600), northeastern Tunisia. A religious centre of Islam, it was founded in 670 by the Arab… …   Universalium

  • Tunisia — Tunisie الجمهورية التونسية (ar) République tunisienne (fr) …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Tunisia — <p></p> <p></p> Introduction ::Tunisia <p></p> Background: <p></p> Rivalry between French and Italian interests in Tunisia culminated in a French invasion in 1881 and the creation of a protectorate …   The World Factbook

  • Kairouan Governorate — The Kairouan Governorate ( ar. ولاية القيروان) is one of the twenty four Governorates (provinces) of Tunisia. It is an inland province, situated in the centre of the country. It covers an area of 6,712 km² and has a population of 546,209 (2004… …   Wikipedia

  • Kairouan — geographical name city NE Tunisia population 54,546 …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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