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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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The AFD loan will help to implement this project and strengthen the channels of attraction of treated water as part of a national programme to ensure the supply of drinking water in Greater Tunis, Cap Bon and the Sahel region, through the mobilisation of unconventional water resources.
The heartland of harissa is Tunisias Cap Bon peninsula, which locals call terre rouge, or "red land," not only for soil that deepens in hue in the late-afternoon light, but also for the different types of peppers that ripen and turn bright red in autumn.
This event will help stimulate Algerian tourist arrivals in Tunisia and help to structure the market so that Algerians who chose Tunisia as a holiday destination in the summer of 2017 will have an even wider choice of hotels and to discover other regions beyond the Cap Bon and the Sahel.
The methane is supplied to industry and households from Tunis to Cap Bon, from Tunis to Bizerte, from Gabes to Sousse, from Gafsa to Kasserine, from Kasserine to cement plants at Tajerouine, from Hammamet to Nabeul where the users are mainly tourist resorts on the coast, and from Monastir to a Sousse power and other plants.
The project aims at covering the expected deficit in drinking water of Grand Tunis (Tunis, Ariana, Ben Arous and Manouba Provinces), the Sahel (Sousse, Monastir and Mahdia Provinces) and the Cap Bon (Nabeul Province) regions, and meeting their need for water up to the year 2030.
It is said to plan a unit near Tunisia's Cap Bon, the nearest point for a marine run to southern Italy.
Samples were taken at the following steps, transported to the laboratory (during one hour for the region of Cap Bon and Bizerte and three hours for the region of Gafsa) under refrigeration conditions (+ 4[degrees]C) and stored during 24 hours at + 4[degrees]C before treatment.
The Cap Bon (tunisia) is characterized by its intense agricultural activities, specific landscape, climate and culture; which attract large industrial and tourist activities.
With launch coverage extending to 48 % of the population, Tunisiana will offer 3G services in the regions of Tunis, Sfax, Sousse, Djerba, Cap Bon, Hammamet and Nabeul.
With launch coverage extending to 48 per cent of the population, Tunisiana will offer 3G services in the regions of Tunis, Sfax, Sousse, Djerba, Cap Bon, Hammamet and Nabeul, said a senior official.
From January 2011 to January 2012, petrol station sales dropped 80% in southern and north-western provinces, 60% in mid-region provinces and the coast, 30% in Cap Bon, and 20% in Greater Tunis.