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, formerly Monastir,
city (1994 pop. 86,176), S North Macedonia. It is a commercial and industrial center for the surrounding agricultural area. Bitola was a major agricultural center in Roman times. Later settled by Slavs, it became a bishopric in the 11th cent.
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a city in eastern Tunisia in the wilaya of Sousse on the Mediterranean. Population, 19,200 (1966 census). A trade and handicraft center, Monastir is also developing as a major industrial region. Olive oil is produced, fish are caught and processed, and sponges are gathered. The city has textile and metal-working enterprises. It is a resort and tourist center. Monastir was founded near the ancient settlement of Ruspina. In the old section of the city (the casbah), an ancient temple complex (second century B.C.) has been preserved.

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The airline is also due to operate weekly flights from Monastir to Verona, Italy from June 11 to September 17.
According to data provided by the regional tourism office, 448,446 tourists visited the tourist area of Monastir last year against 379,506 people in 2016, an increase of 18.
Donnant une grande place aux productions artistiques locales, le festival a programme pour la soiree du 31 juillet un spectacle choregraphique [beaucoup moins que]Ena Aten[beaucoup plus grand que] (je viens) produite par un groupe de jeunes choregraphes du complexe culturel de Monastir et ayant remporte le prix national de choregraphie.
Resort ammenities at the Radisson Blu Resort & Thalasso Monastir include three restaurants, six bars and lounges, several indoor and outdoor swimming pools, and athletic facilities such as; tennis, beach volleyball, water polo, aerobics, jet skiing, water skiing and canoeing.
North of Monastir airport is Hammamet, with soft white sand.
Operant a partir de Monastir, Djerba, Enfidha et Tunis, la compagnie aerienne dessert desormais plus de 30 destinations, dont la France, l'Allemagne, la Pologne, le Danemark, la Norvege, la Suede, les Pays-Bas, la Belgique et la Russie.
The production of olive oil will have to reach 18,300 tonnes, an increase of 150% compared to the annual average production of the region, according to the estimates of the Monastir Regional Commissioner for Agricultural Development.
AS SalAaAaAeA@ joint hosts at the final Tunisia's ES Rades who had earli in the evening eliminated compatriot US Monastir 74-69.
Summary: We understand that businesswoman and MP Zohra Driss has bought the Kuriat Palace Hotel in Monastir.
The largest infrastructure project in the country it consists of the construction, operation, and maintenance of the new Enfidha Zine El Abidine Ben Ali International Airport and the operation and maintenance of the existing Monastir Airport, under a 40-year Concession Contract for client TAV Tunisia.
Auditionne vendredi par le premier juge d'instruction pres le Tribunal de premiere instance de Monastir, le president du Mouvement Tounes Al-Irada, Moncef Marzouki, s'est dit resolument attache a poursuivre toutes les personnes qui ont tache d'entraver son activite politique et de l'empecher d'acceder aux locaux de la station radio " Ribat FM " a Monastir.
TAP) - Tunisia's US Monastir qualified for the semi-finals of the FIBA Africa Champions Cup after an easy win over Uganda's City Oilers 96-71 at a quarter-final game played on Monday evening in Rades.