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Kairouan

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HENDOUI Abderrahim, FIX KAIROUAN

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زيارة لقسم التوليد وأمراض النساء بالقيروان

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Visite du mausolée Sidi Abid Al Ghariyani à Kairouan

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Ahmed AMRI, Conseil Municipal Kairouan, Vision participative: aménagement des bassins d'Aghlabides

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Mapping Mosquée de Kairouan

Kairouan, is the capital of the Kairouan Governorate in Tunisia. It is a UNESCO World Heritage site. The city was founded by the Umayyads around 670. In the period of Caliph Mu'awiya, it became an important centre for Sunni Islamic scholarship and Quranic learning, and thus attracting a large number of Muslims from various parts of the world, next only to Mecca and Medina. The holy Mosque of Uqba is situated in the city.
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  • Etymology 

  • Geography 

  • History 

  • Religion 

  • Great Mosque of Sidi-Uqba 

  • Mosque of the Three Gates 

  • Mosque of the Barber 

  • Other buildings 

  • In popular culture