Kasserine

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The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.

Kasserine

 

a city in Western Tunisia, the administrative center of the province of Kasserine. Population, 9, 800 (1966). The city is a highway and railroad junction. It has a paper-and-pulp mill (using esparto grass as raw material). Located within the region of Kasserine there are deposits of petroleum and phosphorites.

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