Batta, Libya

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Battah
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Battah is located in Libya
Battah
Battah
Location in Libya
Coordinates: 32°39′28″N 21°6′33″E / 32.65778°N 21.10917°E / 32.65778; 21.10917Coordinates: 32°39′28″N 21°6′33″E / 32.65778°N 21.10917°E / 32.65778; 21.10917
Country Libya
RegionCyrenaica
DistrictAl Marj
Population
 (2006)[1]
 • Total6,754
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)

Battah or Batta (Arabic: بطّة‎) is a village in eastern Libya, almost 34 km (21 mi) northeast of Al Marj.

During the Italian occupation it was named Oberdan,[2] after the Italian nationalist Guglielmo Oberdan.[3]

References[change | change source]

  1. Amraja M. el Khajkhaj, "Noumou al Mudon as Sagheera fi Libia", Dar as Saqia, Benghazi-2008, p. 120.
  2. Salem el Kebti, "Libia..Maseerat al Istiqlal…Watha'iq Mahalliya wa Dawliya", Part 1, ad-Dar al-Arabiya lil Uloum Nashiroun, 1st ed., 2012, p.350.
  3. "VSL - Excalibur 67". www.vicosanlucifero.it. Archived from the original on 2016-03-04. Retrieved 2019-05-12.