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Al Khums in the region of Sha‘bīyat al Marqab with it's 201,943 inhabitants is a town in Libya - some 64 mi (or 104 km) East of Tripoli, the country's capital city.

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Current time in Al Khums is now 11:16 AM (Sunday). The local timezone is named "Africa / Tripoli" with an UTC offset of 2 hours. Depending on the availability of means of transportation, these more prominent locations might be interesting for you: Tripoli, Surt, Suq al Khamis, Qaryat Hanshir al Budur, Qaryat Bin Hasan or Birkirkara. Since you are here already, make sure to check out Qabilat ash Shurfah, Qabilat al Khums and Al Khums. We encountered some videos in the web. Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation.


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Libya (12/2010) - Leptis Magna

05:11 min ( January 23, 2011 by thevideosarehere)
Views: 577 - Rating: 5/5

Leptis Magna,(Arabic: ) also known as Lectis Magna (or Lepcis Magna as it is sometimes spelled), also called Lpqy, Neapolis, or Lebda to modern-day residents of Libya, was a prominent city of the Roma...

Leptis Magna pearl of Libya

07:29 min ( April 04, 2009 by Paolo Vacca)
Views: 3,769 - Rating: 5/5

Leptis Magna is an ancient city along the Mediterranean Sea, located near the modern-day city of Al Khums in Libya. The city began as a trading port for the Phoenicians around 1000 BC and then became ...


UNESCO Leptis Magna Libya ByzantineGate...

07:43 min ( March 06, 2011 by WorldHeritageSites)
Views: 1,762 - Rating: 5/5

A tour of the UNESCO World Heritage site of Leptis Magna in Libya, from the Byzantine Gate to the Theatre, in November 2009. Leptis Magna is situated 3 kms east of Al Khums Libya

UNESCO Leptis Magna Venetian Harbour & M...

05:18 min ( March 03, 2011 by WorldHeritageSites)
Views: 248 - Rating: 5/5

A tour of the UNESCO World Heritage site of Leptis Magna Libya, the Venetian Harbour & Museum situated three miles east of Al Khums


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Interesting facts about this location

Murqub District

Murqub, sometimes spelt Al Murgub or Al Marqab or al-Morqib, is one of the districts of Libya. According to the 2006 census, the population was 432,202. The main city and capital is Khoms. The widely visited UNESCO World Heritage Site of Leptis Magna is also located in the district. In the north, Murqub has a shoreline on the Mediterranean Sea.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 32.65, 14.26 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 0 mi away.
Tags:Districts of Libya, Populated places in Murqub District, Tripolitania

Khoms District

Khoms or Al Khums District was a district of Libya from 1983 to 1995. It lay in the northwest of the country, on the Mediterranean Sea. Its capital was Khoms. It is notable for the ancient Roman city of Leptis Magna which is 120 km east of Tripoli along the coast. Leptis Magna prospered for 500 years, most intensely under the patronage of hometown boy, Emperor Septimius Severus aka "the Grim African".

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 32.65, 14.26 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 0 mi away.
Tags:Districts of Libya, Khoms, Libya, Tripolitania

Leptis Magna

Leptis Magna also known as Lectis Magna (or Lepcis Magna as it is sometimes spelled), also called Lpqy, Neapolis, Lebida or Lebda to modern-day residents of Libya, was a prominent city of the Roman Empire. Its ruins are located in Khoms, Libya, 130 km east of Tripoli, on the coast where the Wadi Lebda meets the sea. The site is one of the most spectacular and unspoiled Roman ruins in the Mediterranean.

More reading: Leptis Magna homepage
Located at 32.65, 14.26 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 2 mi away.
Tags:Archaeological sites in Libya, Former populated places in Libya, Khoms, Libya, Phoenician colonies, Populated places established in the 2nd millennium BC, Populated places of the Byzantine Empire, Roman sites in Libya, Titular sees in Africa, Tourism in Libya, Tripolitania, World Heritage Sites in Libya

Bani Hasan, Libya

Bani Hasan is a town in western Libya lying on the coast of the Mediterranean Sea.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 32.65, 14.26 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 8 mi away.
Tags:Populated places in Murqub District