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Al 'Urqub Destination Guide

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Al 'Urqub in the region of Qābis is a town located in Tunisia - some 226 mi (or 364 km) South of Tunis, the country's capital.

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Local time in Al 'Urqub is now 03:36 PM (Thursday). The local timezone is named "Africa / Tunis" with an UTC offset of 1 hours. Depending on your flexibility, these larger cities might be interesting for you: Tripoli, Zmertene, Zaqrarin, Tunis, Tujan or Kairouan. When in this area, you might want to check out Matmata, Techine, Shu'bat Zamalah, Haddedj, Bani Zaltan and Al Barawikah as well. We found some clips posted online. Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation.


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Landscape close to Matmata Tunisia

00:54 min ( December 30, 2008 by daichikobe)
Views: 1,196 - Rating: 4.5/5

Landscape close to Matmata, Tunisia, at the time of excursion conducted by IGU-LUCC (International Geographical Union, Commission of Land Use and Land Cover Changes)

Cave Dweller making flour Matmata Tun...

00:13 min ( October 22, 2007 by Stephen SteveT)
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Troglodyte, Cave Dweller, hand grinding flour, Matmata, Tunisia 1/2007 SteveT Photos at www.panoramio.com and www.fototime.com

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01:32 min ( March 16, 2010 by Péter Varga)
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02:23 min ( November 10, 2010 by TripAdvisorTRIPWOWu)
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Interesting facts about this location

Matmata, Tunisia

Matmata is a small Berber speaking town in southern Tunisia. Some of the local Berber residents live in traditional underground "troglodyte" structures. In 2004 it had a population of 2,116. The structures typical for the village are created by digging a large pit in the ground. Around the perimeter of this pit artificial caves are then dug to be used as rooms, with some homes comprising multiple pits, connected by trench-like passageways.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 33.55, 10.05 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 5 mi away.
Tags:Berbers in Tunisia, Communes of Tunisia, Populated places in Tunisia


Toujane is a Berber mountain village in southern Tunisia, near Medenine, divided into two parts by a valley.

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Located at 33.55, 10.05 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 7 mi away.
Tags:Populated places in Tunisia

Gabès – Matmata International Airport

Gabès – Matmata International Airport (French: Aéroport International de Gabés - Matmata) is an airport serving Gabès in Tunisia.

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Located at 33.55, 10.05 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 15 mi away.
Tags:Airports in Tunisia

Soltane Airfield

Soltane Airfield is an abandoned World War II military airfield in Tunisia, which was located approximately 5 km southeast of Ain Soltane (Sidi-Nsar-Allah); about 170 km south-southwest of Tunis. It was a temporary airfield built by the United States Army Corps of Engineers, used by the United States Army Air Force Ninth Air Force during the Tunisian Campaign. It was used by the 57th Fighter Group, which flew P-40 Warhawks from the airfield between 21 March and 4 April 1943.

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Located at 33.55, 10.05 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 18 mi away.
Tags:Airfields of the United States Army Air Forces in Tunisia, World War II desert airfields