Tozeur

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 It might be outdated or ideologically biased.

Tozeur

 

center of a group of oases on the northwestern edge of the Chott Djerid in southwestern Tunisia, in the wilaya of Gafsa. Population, 13,200 (1966). Tozeur has a railroad station. Dates are an item of trade. There is a cottage industry producing silk and woolen articles.

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