Ra's al Unuf

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 It might be outdated or ideologically biased.

Ra’s al Unūf


a city and port that exports petroleum in Libya, on the Gulf of Sidra of the Mediterranean Sea. In 1973 the freight turnover totaled 16.6 million tons. Petroleum is piped from deposits in other cities, including Jalo, Beda, Hofra, and Amai.

The Great Soviet Encyclopedia, 3rd Edition (1970-1979). © 2010 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
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