The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.
a city and oil-exporting port in Libya on the Gulf of Sidra of the Mediterranean Sea. In 1975, 24 million tons of freight passed through el-Sider. Pipelines from the Hofra deposits and from the Dahra region bring oil to the city.
The Great Soviet Encyclopedia, 3rd Edition (1970-1979). © 2010 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.