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A region of southwest Libya. It was under Turkish control from the 16th century until 1912. Fezzan [fɛˈzɑːn].

Fezzan is described in multiple online sources, as addition to our editors' articles, see section below for printable documents, Fezzan books and related discussion.

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VIA FEZZAN N° 9. TEL.02-4224708.
Survey of the mosquito fauna of Fezzan south-western Libya
AnoptiZes m,uZticoZor Camb. and &zopheZes hispanio$z The&. in Fezzan.
Zootaxa, Studies on Acridoidea (Orthoptera) with some new records
M. Cremaschi and S. Di Lernia, editors, Wadi Teshuinat
western Fezzan (Libyan Sahara). Survey and regional survey project in the Fezzan of south- western investigations in the Fezzan (Aumassip and al.
Map 36 Garama
The desert landscapes of modern Fezzan in Southern Libya were the heartlands of the Garamantes indicate those that are more likely to have been in Fezzan.

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In Tripoli, children and teenagers used in the war against Gaddafi
Gaddafi flees with his older sons to the Fezzan, sends wife and daughter to Algeria. Tripoli (AsiaNews) – “NATO does not care about civilians. A generation has been decimated in the battle for Tripoli.
Phil Disley on Gaddafi's offer to negotiate with Libyan rebels
It is, in fact, Gaddafi and his clan that have control over the time it will take for the NTC to establish a functioning state that can ensure the supply of water from the large reserves in the Fezzan that flows to Tripoli.
Gaddafi's son abandons his lions in flight from Tripoli
Fezzan, the south-west province next to Algeria, is said to be firmly under Gaddafi's control. Darrat said the security situation in Tripoli was now almost normal, with few explosions and no serious signs of a loyalist guerrilla backlash.
Post-Gadhafi Libya
The Italians brought the three independents provinces of Tripolitania, Fezzan and Cyrenaica under a centralized state, however such measures did not really affect the diversity of the regions and their tribal affiliations.
Challenges for the new government in Libya

Suggested Web Resources

Fezzan - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Fezzan is a south western region of modern Libya.
Unseen Sahara — Photo Gallery — National Geographic Magazine
Fezzan - LookLex Encyclopaedia
Saharan region in Libya. PHOTO. Article in the LookLex / Encyclopaedia.
Fezzan Tours
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The Garamantes or Ancient Mande of the Fezzan
Features brief text descriptions and photos of murals.

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