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Dougga,

Tunisia: see DuggahDuggah
or Dougga
, village, Tunisia, SW of Tunis. It is a tourist spot noted for the ruins of the ancient city of Thugga, including a Punic mausoleum (2d cent. B.C.); temples, arches, a theater, a circus, and an aqueduct of Roman times; and a Byzantine fortress.
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Dougga

 

an ancient Tunisian city, now in ruins, 110 km southwest of Tunis. Well known as long ago as the fourth century B.C., Dougga possesses architectural structures from the Numidian period (third to second centuries B.C.)—the mausoleum of Ateban and the remains of city walls—and from the Roman period (first century B.C. to fifth century A.D.)—ruins of a forum, towers, a theater, a circus, the triumphal arches of Septimius Severus and Alexander Severus, temples, and houses with mosaic floors and vaulted cisterns.

REFERENCE

Poinssot, C. Les Ruines de Dougga. Tunis, 1958.
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AOG, une filiale d'ADX Energy, va maintenant proceder au forage du puits Dougga Sud et effectuer des tests de rentabilite de ses reserves de gaz / condensats.
They are the Medina of Tunis, the archaeological site of Carthage, the El Jem amphitheatre (1979), the Punic city of Kerkouane and its necropolis (1985,1986), the Medina of Sousse and Kairouan (1988) ) and the town of Dougga (1997).
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Their extra virgin olive oil, extracted from the Tunisian olive variety Chetoui, comes from Dougga valley, an archaeological site declared a UNESCO heritage site.
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Unesco-protected Dougga is a preserved Roman village.
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