also spelled  Garyān , or  Garian 

      town, in the Tripolitania region of northwestern Libya. It lies at the foot of the plateau Jabal Nafūsah, 50 miles (80 km) south of Tripoli, and was a major centre of Italian colonization in the early 1910s. After the Turko-Italian war (1911–12) and the defeat of Turkey, the Gebel, Berber, and Fezzanese peoples in Libya continued to fight but could not stem the Italian advance. Gharyān fell to the Italians in December 1912 but was recaptured in a counterattack by local peoples in July 1913. Olive-oil processing, flour milling, carpet weaving, and pottery making are the main occupations. It is linked by road with Tripoli and Mizdah. Pop. (2005 est.) 178,380.

* * *

Universalium. 2010.

Игры ⚽ Поможем сделать НИР

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Gharyan — or Garian ( ar. [غريان] ) is one of the municipalities of Libya. It is in the northwest of the country. Its capital is Gharyan.Gharyan borders the following municipalities: *Al Jfara north *Tarhuna Wa Msalata east *Bani Walid southeast, at a… …   Wikipedia

  • Gharyan — ‏غريان‎ Gharyan …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Gharyan — 32° 10′ 11″ N 13° 01′ 00″ E / 32.16972222, 13.01666667 …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Gharyan — Original name in latin Gharyan Name in other language Garian, Gasr Garian, Gasr Garin, Gharyan, Gharyn, QGH, ghryan State code LY Continent/City Africa/Tripoli longitude 32.17222 latitude 13.02028 altitude 704 Population 85219 Date 2013 05 11 …   Cities with a population over 1000 database

  • Bataille de Gharyan — Informations générales Date 13 août 18 août 2011 Lieu Gharyan, Libye Issue Victoire des rebelles Belligérants …   Wikipédia en Français

  • LY-GR — Gharyan    ‏غريان‎ Hauptstadt Gharyan Einwohner 161.408 Stand (2003) Fläche 4.660 km² Bevölkerungsdichte 34,64 …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Гарьян — (Gharyan)Gharyan, город в сев. зап. Ливии, к Ю. от г.Триполи; 118000 жителей (1984) …   Страны мира. Словарь

  • Subdivisions de la Libye — Les subdivisions de la Libye ont régulièrement été modifiées au cours du dernier siècle[1]. Initialement divisée en trois provinces, la Libye a été subdivisée en trois puis dix gouvernorats (muhafazat) de 1951 à 1975/1983. Elle est ensuite… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Garian — Garian …   Wikipedia Español

  • Districts of Libya — Libya This article is part of the series: Politics and government of Libya …   Wikipedia

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”