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Thelepte Destination Guide

Touring Thelepte in Tunisia.

Thelepte in the region of Al Qaşrayn is located in Tunisia - some 155 mi (or 249 km) South-West of Tunis, the country's capital city.

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Time in Thelepte is now 07:40 PM (Friday). The local timezone is named "Africa / Tunis" with an UTC offset of 1 hours. Depending on your travel resources, these more prominent places might be interesting for you: Tunis, Tozeur, Sousse, Sidi Bouzid, Gafsa or Annaba. Being here already, consider visiting Thelepte, Feriana and Megdoudech. We also found some pictures.


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Interesting facts about this location

Thélepte

Thélepte is a Roman ruin in western Tunisia, 5 km from the modern town of Fériana, near the border with Algeria. It is located at around {{#invoke:Coordinates|coord}}{{#coordinates:34|58|33|N|8|35|38|E| | |name= }}. The best preserved building is a church. Cathedral in Thélepte, then Ruspe, was in the end of 5th and the beginning of 6th centuries a see of charismatic bishop Fulgentius of Ruspe, a Father of the Church. A once great city now stands little in ruins.

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Located at 34.98, 8.59 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 0 mi away.
Tags:Archaeological sites in Tunisia, Communes of Tunisia, Former populated places in Tunisia, Roman sites in Tunisia

Fériana

Fériana is a town and commune in the Kasserine Governorate, Tunisia. As of 2004 it had a population of 24,198. It is 35 km from Kasserine and 75 from Gafsa.

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Located at 34.98, 8.59 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 2 mi away.
Tags:Communes of Tunisia, Populated places in Tunisia

Thelepte Airfield

Thelepte Airfield is an airfield in Tunisia, located about 20 km southwest of Kasserine. It currently is active and in use. It was used by the United States Army Air Force Twelfth Air Force in 1943 during the North African Campaign against the German Afrika Korps. The first American units arrived in late December and the P-40s of the 33d Fighter Group arrived on 7 January from Telergma Airfield, Algeria.

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Located at 34.98, 8.59 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 2 mi away.
Tags:Airfields of the United States Army Air Forces in Tunisia, World War II desert airfields