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ʽAziziya

?Aziziya is located in Libya
?Aziziya
ʽAziziya
Location in Libya
Coordinates: 32°31?51?N 13°01?16?E / 32.53083°N 13.02111°E / 32.53083; 13.02111
Country Libya
RegionTripolitania
DistrictJafara
Elevation390 ft (119 m)
Population
(2006)[1]
 o Total23,399
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)

ʽAziziya (Anglicized: ; Arabic: al-?Az?ziyyah / al-?Az?z?yah / al-?az?z?ya), sometimes spelled El Azizia, is a small town and it was the capital of the Jafara district in northwestern Libya, 41 kilometres (25 mi) southwest of the capital Tripoli. From 1918 to 1922 it was the capital of the Tripolitanian Republic, the first formal republic in the Arab world. Before 2001 it was in the ʽAziziya District and its capital. ʽAziziya is a major trade centre of the Sahel Jeffare plateau, being on a trade route from the coast to the Nafusa Mountains and the Fezzan region to the south.[] As of 2006, the town's population has been estimated at over 23,399.[1]

Geography and climate

According to the Köppen climate classification, 'Aziziya has a hot semi-arid climate (BSh). On 13 September 1922, a high temperature of 58.0 °C (136.4 °F) was recorded in Al-?Az?z?yah. This was long considered the highest temperature ever measured on Earth, however this record was deemed illegitimate in 2012 after an investigation by the WMO.[2][3][4][5]

Climate data for Aziziya, Libya
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) 17.2
(63.0)
18.9
(66.0)
22.2
(72.0)
26.7
(80.1)
30.6
(87.1)
33.9
(93.0)
35.6
(96.1)
35.7
(96.3)
34.0
(93.2)
28.9
(84.0)
23.3
(73.9)
18.3
(64.9)
27.1
(80.8)
Average low °C (°F) 10.0
(50.0)
10.6
(51.1)
12.8
(55.0)
16.7
(62.1)
20.0
(68.0)
23.9
(75.0)
25.6
(78.1)
26.1
(79.0)
25.0
(77.0)
21.7
(71.1)
16.1
(61.0)
11.7
(53.1)
18.3
(65.0)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 36
(1.4)
41
(1.6)
33
(1.3)
13
(0.5)
8
(0.3)
5
(0.2)
0.2
(0.01)
0.8
(0.03)
13
(0.5)
32
(1.3)
37
(1.5)
47
(1.9)
266
(10.54)
Source: [6]

Notes

  1. ^ a b c 15 years and older (Libyan and non-Libyan) see
  2. ^ "Global Measured Extremes of Temperature and Precipitation". National Climatic Data Center. United States National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). Retrieved 2008.
  3. ^ "World: Highest Temperature". World Weather / Climate Extremes Archive. Arizona State University. 2012. Archived from the original on 4 January 2013. Retrieved 2013.
  4. ^ El Fadli, KI; et al. (September 2012). "World Meteorological Organization Assessment of the Purported World Record 58°C Temperature Extreme at El Azizia, Libya (13 September 1922)". Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society. 94 (2): 199. Bibcode:2013BAMS...94..199E. doi:10.1175/BAMS-D-12-00093.1.
  5. ^ "WMO Press release No. 956". World Meteorological Organization. 13 September 2012. Retrieved 2016.
  6. ^ https://www.worldweatheronline.com/el-azizia-weather-averages/al-aziziyah/ly.aspx#

Coordinates: 32°31?51?N 13°01?16?E / 32.53083°N 13.02111°E / 32.53083; 13.02111


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