Murzuk


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Murzuk:

see MarzuqMarzuq
or Murzuk
, town (1984 pop. 42,294), SW Libya. With Sabha, it is one of the chief settlements of the Fazzan municipality. Marzuq developed around a fort built c.1310 (now in ruins). The town declined with the advent of modern transportation.
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