Protville Destination Guide
Delve into Protville in Tunisia!
Protville in the region of Tūnis is a place located in Tunisia - some 13 mi (or 21 km) North-West of Tunis, the country's capital.
Local time in Protville is now 11:55 AM (Friday). The local timezone is named "Africa / Tunis" with an UTC offset of 1 hours. Depending on your mobility, these larger destinations might be interesting for you: Zaghouan, Oued Lill, Tunis, Sousse, Sidi Tabet or Sassari. While being here, you might want to check out Zahanah, Utique, Qal'at al Andalus, Protville, Douar Sidi Bou Hanech and Borj Ali Ben Ammar as well. We discovered some clips posted online. Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation.
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Roman Carthage Tunisia
I visited the remains of Roman Carthage in Tunisia in November 2004. This is the resulting video. A good set of mosaics, an ampitheatre, an aquaduct and some ancient baths
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Interesting facts about this location
Protville Airfield is an abandoned World War II military airfield in Tunisia, which is located approximately 18 km north of Oued Lill; 25 km north-northwest of Tunis. It was built by United States Army engineers in 1943 during the Tunisian Campaign.
Located at 36.99, 10.06 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi away.
Utica is an ancient city northwest of Carthage near the outflow of the Medjerda River into the Mediterranean Sea, traditionally considered to be the first colony founded by the Phoenicians in North Africa. Today, Utica no longer exists, and its remains are located in Tunisia - not on the coast where it once lay, but further inland because deforestation and agriculture upriver led to massive erosion and the Medjerda River silted over its original mouth.
Located at 36.99, 10.06 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 4 mi away.
La Sebala Airfield
La Sebala Airfield is an abandoned World War II military airfield in Tunisia, which was located about 1 km north of Cebalat; 15 km north-northwest of Tunis. It was a temporary airfield constructed by Army Engineers using compacted earth for its runway, parking and dispersal areas, not designed for heavy aircraft or for long term use.
Battle of the Great Plains
The Battle of the Great plains (also known as Battle of Campi Magni, Battle of Bagrades) was a battle fought between Scipio Africanus of Rome and a combined Carthaginian and Numidian army late in the Second Punic War, designed as diversionary tactic by Rome to disrupt Hannibal's attack on Italy. By defeating the Carthaginians, Scipio Africanus caused Hannibal to leave Italy and return to Africa, where he was later defeated at the battle of Zama.
Battle of Utica (49 BC)
The Battle of Utica (49 BC) was fought between Julius Caesar's general Gaius Scribonius Curio and Numidian cavalry and foot soldiers sent by King Juba I of Numidia and commanded by Publius Attius Varus. Curio defeated the Numidians and drove Varus back into the town of Utica.
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