Cape Bon

Bon, Cape

(bŏn),

Ras at Tib

(räs ät tĭb), or

Ras Addar

(ädär`), peninsula, NE Tunisia, projecting c.50 mi (80 km) into the Mediterranean Sea toward Sicily. Cape Bon, the eastern terminus of the Saharan Atlas Mts., is a hilly, fertile region that supports citrus groves, vineyards, and tobacco plantations. Fishing ports, beach resorts, and natural gas deposits are located on the peninsula. During World War II the last German forces in North Africa surrendered to the Allies on Cape Bon in May, 1943.
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In the narrow space between Cape Bon and the Straits of Messina the bottom of the sea rose almost suddenly.
The IDB's loans will be granted for the construction of the Saida dam in the Cap Bon and the Kalaa Kobra dam (Sousse governorate) and for the construction of water transport facilities to meet the water requirements up to 2023 for Greater Tunis, Sahel, Cape Bon and Sfax.
From Tunisia's Cape Bon, it runs under the Mediterranean to Cape Feto in Sicily.
We were doing this sweep around Cape Bon in Tunisia.
Jurgen von Arnim, commander of Axis forces after Rommel's recall to Europe, was captured in the Cape Bon peninsula along with other Axis officers.
APAL has proposed 12 sites, mostly in Tabarka (north-west), Galite, Cape Negro, Sidi Ali Meki, Zembra, Cape Bon wetlands, Kuriat islands and Kneiss islands", said the manager, noting that the strategy plans, in the medium term, the creation of a network of areas of at least 10 protected areas, allowing a real process of sustainable management of biodiversity and ecosystems.
TAP) -- Prime Minister Youssef Chahed gave Friday in Sejnane the kick-off of the system of transfer of water from north to the centre and the Cape Bon, which is part of the large-scale projects of Sejnane.
From Tunisia's Cape Bon, TransMed runs under the Mediterranean to Cape Feto in Sicily.

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