El- Sider

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 It might be outdated or ideologically biased.

Sider, El-


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.

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