The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.
a city in Tunisia, near the southwestern spurs of the Djebel Dira. Population, 23,200 (1966). El-Kef is a railroad terminus. A trade and handicraft center, it also produces flour, vegetable oil, and textiles.
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