Al Aziziyah

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Al Aziziyah

(äl äzēzē`yä) or

Azizia

(ăzĭzē`ä), town, NW Libya, near Tripoli. It is a major trade center of the Jifarah plain. Al Aziziyah was long considered to have recorded the highest shade temperature on earth, 136°F; (57.8°C;), in 1922, but that record was disqualified in 2012 by the World Meteorological Organizaton.