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City name : Sfax

Region : Center




 
Description :
After the Arab conquest, Sfax developed as an Islamic trading center serving the Berber nomads. Its ramparts, originally erected in the ninth century, were maintained and improved by the Sicilian Normans in 12th century, by the Spanish in 16th as well as by Barbary Coast pirates in 17th and 18th. Sfax is now Tunisia's second-largest city. The medina's ramparts have been carefully restored even though the focus here is on exporting phosphates, olive oil and canned fish instead of attracting tourists Sfax is now Tunisia's second-largest city.

Airports :
- SFA : Sfax