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Tripoli Destination Guide

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Discover Tripoli in Libya. Tripoli in the region of Ţarābulus with it's 1,150,989 inhabitants is a place located in Libya close to Tripolis, the country's capital.

Considering your mobility, these larger cities could be interesting to check as well: Zuwarah, Tripoli, Surt, Qurji, Qarqarish or Valletta. Since you are in the region already, make sure to check out Suq al Jum'ah, Qaryat al Baladiyah, Bab al-Azizia, Hayy al Andalus, Bu Sittah and Abu Salim. Map of the area of Tripoli in Libya

Local Time

Current time in Tripoli is now 06:51 AM (Saturday). The local timezone is named "Africa / Tripoli" with an UTC offset of 2 hours.

Weather Conditions & Forecast

Morning 23°C / 74 °F
Evening 20°C / 68 °F
Night 19°C / 67 °F
Rain 51 l/sq m
Air Humidity 100%
Air Pressure 1030.1 hPa
Wind Speed Gentle Breeze with 7 km/h (4 mph) from East
Cloud Conditions Overcast clouds, covering 92% of sky
General Conditions Very heavy rain
18°C / 65 °F Very heavy rain

Sunday, 22nd of October 2017
Sky is clear, gentle breeze, clear sky.
Sky is clear Day: 26°C (79 °F)
Night: 23°C (74 °F)
Monday, 23rd of October 2017
Moderate rain, strong breeze, few clouds.
Moderate rain Day: 23°C (73 °F)
Night: 21°C (70 °F)
Tuesday, 24th of October 2017
Heavy intensity rain, strong breeze, broken clouds.
Heavy intensity rain Day: 22°C (71 °F)
Night: 21°C (70 °F)

Video Collection

Restoration of the Islamic Museum in Tri...

For more information: The Islamic Museum stands in the al Sur area, in Shari' Sidi Khaliffa, just a few kilometres south of the centre of the Medina of

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Uploaded: June 13, 2010 by studioitaliaTv

Tripoli Roads 5

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Uploaded: May 15, 2012 by Ali Tweel

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Uploaded: June 17, 2014 by شبكة الاخبار الليبية

NTC chief arrives in Tripoli

For the first time since the uprising in Libya began, the head of the National Transitional Council has touched down in Tripoli. The arrival of Mustafa Abdel Jalil is aimed at boosting the

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Uploaded: September 11, 2011 by Al Jazeera English

Radisson Blu Hotel Tripoli

Radisson Blu Al Mahary hotel is a landmark of its own which is located in the heart of tripoli"s exclusive diplomatic district.This outstanding and modern hotel offers extensive business &

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Uploaded: July 13, 2012 by radissonblutophotel

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Uploaded: November 05, 2012 by RMSLIBYA

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Interesting facts about this location

7 October Stadium

7 October Stadium is a football stadium based in center of Tripoli, Libya. The stadium holds 5,000 people and was built in 1939. It was the only football stadium in Tripoli, Libya before the June 11 Stadium was built in the 1970s. It is being used now as training ground for Al-Ittihad Club.

Tags: Sports venues in Libya, Football venues in Libya, Buildings and structures in Tripoli
Coordinates: 32.88, 13.19 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 3 mi from center.

Action of 16 May 1797

The action of 16 May 1797 took place near Tripoli in present-day Libya. The Danish squadron was victorious over a Tripolitan squadron that outnumbered them in terms of the number of vessels. The result was a peace treaty between the Bey of Tripoli and Denmark.

Tags: Naval battles involving Denmark, Conflicts in 1797, 1797 in Denmark
Coordinates: 32.88, 13.19 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 3 mi from center.

Bin Ashur

Bin Ashur is a neighbourhood of Tripoli, Libya. The densely-populated area housed many diplomats and was considered to be a wealthy area. United States bombing in 1986 devastated the neighbourhood. Eiji Tanaka, the Ambassador of Japan to Libya, speculated that the U.S. bombs were intended to reach the Central Security Organization behind the Embassy of France to Libya, which received damage.

Tags: Neighborhoods of Tripoli
Coordinates: 32.88, 13.19 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 2 mi from center.

First Battle of Tripoli Harbor

The First Battle of Tripoli Harbor was a naval battle fought on May 16, 1802 in Tripoli Harbor between a combined force consisting of the American frigate USS Boston and two Swedish Navy frigates against several Tripolitan Barbary corsairs. The Swedish-American force was enforcing the blockade when an engagement broke out between it and Tripolitan forces. The Allied fleet damaged the Tripolitan squadron as well as the harbor fortifications before withdrawing and resuming the blockade.

Tags: Naval battles of the Barbary Wars, Naval battles involving Sweden
Coordinates: 32.88, 13.19 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 3 mi from center.

Gurgi Mosque

Gurgi Mosque is a mosque in Tripoli, Libya. It lies in the heart of old Tripoli (the medina) as part of a complex of historic buildings. The mosque is an important tourist attraction, as is the area as a whole; nearby is the Roman Arch of Marcus Aurelius. The mosque was commissioned by Mustafa Gurgi and built in 1834. Tripoli then was under Ottoman ruler Pasha Yusuf Karamanli, whose reign extended from 1795 to 1832. The Gurgi Mosque was built by the command of the naval captain Mustafa Gurgi.

Tags: Religious buildings completed in 1834, Mosques in Tripoli
Coordinates: 32.88, 13.19 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 3 mi from center.

Port of Tripoli

The Port of Tripoli is the principal sea port in Tripoli, the capital of Libya, and one of the oldest ports in the Mediterranean. The port serves general cargo, bulk cargo & passengers. The Port of Tripoli contains many cargo terminals, and is capable of servicing many ships at once. The port also features a yacht club, and fishing wharf.

Tags: Ports and harbors of Libya, Neighborhoods of Tripoli
Coordinates: 32.88, 13.19 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 3 mi from center.

Red Castle Museum

The Red Castle Museum or Assaraya Alhamra Museum, or Archaeological Museum of Tripoli, is Libya's national museum. Designed in conjunction with the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization, the museum covers 5,000 years from prehistory to the independence revolution (1953) era. It is located in Tripoli's Assaria al-Hamra or Red Castle fortress, on the promontory above and adjacent to the old-town district with medina Ghadema.

Tags: Natural history museums, Museums in Tripoli, Museums established in 1919, History museums, Forts in Libya, Archaeological museums
Coordinates: 32.88, 13.19 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 2 mi from center.

Second Battle of Tripoli Harbor

The Second Battle of Tripoli Harbor, was a naval action during a naval blockade which took place in Tripoli Harbor in 1804. The battle is part of the First Barbary War between forces of the United States and the forces of Tripoli.

Tags: United States Marine Corps in the 18th and 19th centuries, Ottoman Tripolitania, Naval battles of the Barbary Wars, History of Tripoli
Coordinates: 32.88, 13.19 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 3 mi from center.

Tripoli International Fair

Tripoli International Fair, abbreviated TIF,, is an annual commercial exhibition and trade event taking place in Tripoli, Libya. It involves participants from North Africa and is organized by The General Board of Fairs (GBF). The Tripoli International Fair was founded in 1927 and is considered to be the oldest Trade Fair in Africa. The 2008 session of TIF took place between 2 and 12 April 2008.

Tags: Tripoli, Trade fairs, Economy of Libya
Coordinates: 32.88, 13.19 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 2 mi from center.

University of Tripoli

University of Tripoli, is the largest and most important institute of higher education in Libya, providing undergraduate, graduate and post-graduate levels of study. It is located in the capital Tripoli. It used to be a branch of University of Libya before it was divided in 1973.

Tags: University of Tripoli, Universities in Libya, Tripoli, Educational institutions established in 1973
Coordinates: 32.88, 13.19 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 3 mi from center.