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Location Misurata Thubactis
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Coordinates 32°22′16″N15°08′40″E / 32.371127°N 15.1444275°E / 32.371127; 15.1444275

Thubactis was a city founded by the Phoenicians about 3,000 years ago some 210 km east of the Libyan city of Tripoli. It was located near the present-day city of Misurata. [1] [2] Located on the Mediterranean Sea, it was used as a commercial station.

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  1. "Thubactis, Gasr Ahmed, Misurata Marina? – Digital Atlas of the Roman Empire". Retrieved 27 June 2017.
  2. "Thubactis: a Pleiades place resource". Pleiades: a gazetteer of past places. Retrieved 27 June 2017.