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Tripoli in the region of Ţarābulus with it's 1,150,989 inhabitants is a place in Libya and is the capital of this country.

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Current time in Tripoli is now 01:09 PM (Sunday). The local timezone is named "Africa / Tripoli" with an UTC offset of 2 hours. Depending on your budget, these more prominent locations might be interesting for you: Zuwarah, Tripoli, Surt, Qurji, Qarqarish or Valletta. Since you are here already, make sure to check out . We saw 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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Tripoli - Libya

04:00 min ( March 03, 2011 by javierghezz)
Views: 8,807 - Rating: 4.82222/5

The most beautiful city of Libya, the capital, Tripoli. This video is dedicated to all the people who like, live and want to visit Tripoli

Tripoli in its old days

03:33 min ( April 19, 2007 by Tarek Alwan)
Views: 22,215 - Rating: 4.42857/5

Tripoli in its old days, it's a collection of old & beautiful photos from Tripoli. Tripoli was controlled by Italy until 1943. After that, it was occupied by British forces until independence in 1951 ...

Tripoli - Libya (Part 2)

03:50 min ( January 10, 2007 by Tarek Alwan)
Views: 32,508 - Rating: 4.21739/5

More photos from my beloved city Tripoli. If you wish to visit or require more information about Libya, please view my website at TarekUAE /Algeria / Yemen / Bahrain / / Pa...

Wishing Lanterns in Tripoli 17 Feb 2012

00:41 min ( February 17, 2012 by Ali Tweel)
Views: 1,670 - Rating: 4.2/5

Wishing Lanterns in Libya celebrating the first February 17

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Interesting facts about this location

First Battle of Tripoli Harbor

The First Battle of Tripoli Harbor was a naval battle fought on May 16, 1802 in Tripoli Harbor between a combined force consisting of the American frigate USS Boston and two Swedish Navy frigates against several Tripolitan Barbary corsairs. The Swedish-American force was enforcing the blockade when an engagement broke out between it and Tripolitan forces. The Allied fleet damaged the Tripolitan squadron as well as the harbor fortifications before withdrawing and resuming the blockade.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 32.88, 13.19 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 2 mi away.
Tags:Naval battles involving Sweden, Naval battles of the Barbary Wars

7 October Stadium

7 October Stadium is a football stadium based in center of Tripoli, Libya. The stadium holds 5,000 people and was built in 1939. It was the only football stadium in Tripoli, Libya before the June 11 Stadium was built in the 1970s. It is being used now as training ground for Al-Ittihad Club.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 32.88, 13.19 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 2 mi away.
Tags:Buildings and structures in Tripoli, Football venues in Libya, Sports venues in Libya

University of Tripoli

University of Tripoli, is the largest and most important institute of higher education in Libya, providing undergraduate, graduate and post-graduate levels of study. It is located in the capital Tripoli. It used to be a branch of University of Libya before it was divided in 1973.

More reading: University of Tripoli homepage
Located at 32.88, 13.19 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 2 mi away.
Tags:Educational institutions established in 1973, Tripoli, Universities in Libya, University of Tripoli

Second Battle of Tripoli Harbor

The Second Battle of Tripoli Harbor, was a naval action during a naval blockade which took place in Tripoli Harbor in 1804. The battle is part of the First Barbary War between forces of the United States and the forces of Tripoli.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 32.88, 13.19 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 2 mi away.
Tags:History of Tripoli, Naval battles of the Barbary Wars, Ottoman Tripolitania, United States Marine Corps in the 18th and 19th centuries

Action of 16 May 1797

The action of 16 May 1797 took place near Tripoli in present-day Libya. The Danish squadron was victorious over a Tripolitan squadron that outnumbered them in terms of the number of vessels. The result was a peace treaty between the Bey of Tripoli and Denmark.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 32.88, 13.19 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 2 mi away.
Tags:1797 in Denmark, Conflicts in 1797, Naval battles involving Denmark