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Derna, Libya

Place in Cyrenaica, Libya

Derna, Libya
Derna, Libya

Derna is a port city in eastern Libya. With a population of around 85,000 to 90,000, Derna was once the seat of one of the wealthiest provinces among the Barbary States. The city is now the administrative capital of Derna District, which covers a much smaller area than the old province. Among Libyan cities, Derna has a unique location and physical environment, as it lies between Jebel Akhdar, the Mediterranean Sea, and the desert. The city is also home to people of many different backgrounds.

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