Khums, Al
geographical name — see Al Khums

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Khums, Al- — ▪ Libya also spelled  Homs, or Khoms,         town, northwestern Libya. It is located on the Mediterranean coast about 60 miles (97 km) southeast of Tripoli. The town was founded by the Turks and gained importance after 1870 by exporting esparto… …   Universalium

  • Khums — (خمس IPA2|xʊms) is the Arabic word for One Fifth (1/5). According to Shia Islamic legal terminology, it means one fifth of certain items which a person acquires as wealth, and which must be paid as an Islamic tax [… …   Wikipedia

  • Al Khums — Leptis ( ar. الخمس ) was one of the municipalities of Libya. It is in the northwest of the country. Its capital is Al Khums. 120 km east of Tripoli along the coast lies this ancient Roman city; it prospered for 500 years, most notably under the… …   Wikipedia

  • Al Murgub — Al Murgub …   Wikipedia Español

  • Al Murgub — ( ar. المرقب)is one of the municipilaties of Libya. According to the 2004 census, the population is 340 964. The main city is Al Khums.In the north, Al Murgub has a shoreline on the Mediterranean Sea. On land, it borders the following… …   Wikipedia

  • al-Chums — ‏الخمس‎ Al Chums …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Al Khums — Original name in latin Al Khums Name in other language Al Khums, El Choms, Homs, Khoms, Labdah, Lebda, alkhums State code LY Continent/City Africa/Tripoli longitude 32.64861 latitude 14.26191 altitude 27 Population 201943 Date 2012 01 16 …   Cities with a population over 1000 database

  • Al Mourqoub — 32°39′N 14°16′E / 32.65, 14.267 …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Al-Baruni — Sulaiman al Baruni (en árabe: سليمان باشا الباروني, Sulīmān Bāsā al Bārūnī) (1872 Bombay, 1940) fue un escritor y líder ibadí de Tripolitania. Sospechoso de querer restablecer el imamato ibadita en Yebel Nafusa, fue perseguido y condenado pero… …   Wikipedia Español

  • Al Khums — geographical name town & port Libya ESE of Tripoli; nearby are ruins of ancient Leptis Magna …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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