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Benghazi is an ancient Libyan city, built at first by the Greek , and known as one of the <h3> <font color= dd55> Pentapolis : </font> </h3> <h5>  or the five cities which are </h5>
<center><h4> Qureena , Darnis ,Barce , Tokera , and <h4>Bernice . </h4><center>
This city had some Greek , Roman and Islamic remains. Unfortunately lots of these remains were lost due to a lot of factors . Wars , rebuilding , and historical events are some of these factors. This city was damaged more than once along 2700 years which represent the age of it.
It had different names along this history : Bernice and Husebridus are two f these names .. as we can see they are Latin names.

Benghazi info..

Benghazi ( this is the way we spell it ) is the second major city in Libya, and the most important one in the eastern part of it.. It is 1000 km east from Tripoli and 600 km from the egyptian border.
There are one national airport in the erea of bannina which is just 20 km from benghazi. There are one sea port connecting this city with Europe and the other countries.. This is important for importing lots of the country needs of several goods ... of course the mediterranean sea is the sea Benghazi situates at.
Population is approximately one millionof Libyan citizens . Main active points in this city is the sport center, the market of Al-Arab ( known as Souq al maaredh), the Islamic call society building ,which is a trade and financial center and Tebesti Hotel ... regardless the Zoo which is mentioned in the garden city page and the resort of Bujazeera which is mentioned in Bujazeera page

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  • katalin's Profile Photo
    Jun 28, 2012 at 1:08 PM

    Very informative, great pictures, greetings from Hungary!

  • fabrice's Profile Photo
    Mar 23, 2009 at 12:51 AM

    I made a very nice trip in libya , and I slept in omar khayam hotel in benghazi

  • sprdak11's Profile Photo
    Feb 3, 2007 at 11:06 AM

    Nice page. Best wishes.

  • HansDampf's Profile Photo
    Jan 3, 2006 at 1:56 AM

    Can you recomand me any hotels with air condition in the range of 30-45 lyd? Shall be near the sea and near the airline offices. Furthermore, it would be nice if I could go there by bus from the airport.

  • cazz38's Profile Photo
    Nov 3, 2004 at 12:35 PM

    some great pictures and seafood is my favourite.

  • craic's Profile Photo
    Feb 17, 2004 at 8:04 AM

    So interesting to see pictures of this city.

  • inas's Profile Photo
    Oct 9, 2003 at 12:54 AM

    Thanks for the good impression you leave on the visitors about Libya and Benghazi , our city ! More and more plzzz!!!

  • Skipka's Profile Photo
    Jul 9, 2003 at 4:13 AM

    Great page :) Like that tower in intro page

  • Megypt's Profile Photo
    Jun 11, 2003 at 10:46 PM

    Very nice page about a place few people get to see! Congratulations on a job well done!

  • kenHuocj's Profile Photo
    May 15, 2003 at 5:00 AM

    Thanks for the appetisers, for a future visit ;-)))


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