Benghazi

Overall Score

2

The second largest city in Libya – Benghazi. Like most of the countrys large cities, it lies on the coast of the Mediterranean Sea. In particular, Benghazizi is washed by the Gulf of the Great Seerth and is an important port in Libya. It is located in the historical region of Cyprus, but is administratively included in a single provincial municipality, which is formed by the city of Bengazi and the surrounding settlements.

The Prosperity – this was the name of the ancient ancient tribal colony of the present day Bengazi. It was already known in the 6th century and had its own coins and was an independent polity. For several centuries afterwards, the Ephsperides were owned by Alexander Macedonia and the State of Ptolemy. It was then that the city was renamed to Berezniki. In 96 A.D., Berezik was part of the Roman Empire, and from the 3rd century – even the capital of the Republic of Cyprus. With the fall of Rome, the city gradually lost its significance, and was subjected to invasions by the Byzantines, Byzantines, and local tribes. By the 7th century it was a small town. From the 13th century, Benghazizi was the center of a poor country between Arab and Christian merchants, and from the 16th century it came under the rule of the Ottoman Empire, where it was the center of one of its poorest provinces.

In the early 20th century, Benghazizi was owned by the Italians. After World War II, the city was the capital of the Emirate of Kenya, and since 1951 it has been one of the capitals of the Kingdom of Libya. The city was recognized for its bombardment by the American Air Force in 1986 for its support of international terrorism. The protests in February 2011 in Bulgaria eventually led to the Arab Spring and the civil war in Libya.

Descriptive features of the Benegasian sites include the ancient ruins in the surrounding countryside as well as the later archaeological monuments. These include variegated churches (especially the 15th-century Jalie-el-Ksébir), the Italian mausoleum, palaces, and museums in old buildings. The old part of Benghazi, called Medina in winter, is a typical Arabian structure. In the winter months, when there is no unbearable heat, Bengazi becomes a beach resort. Tourists will enjoy modern hotels, beaches, parks and recreation areas.

100 USD = 453.50 LYD

Overall Score

2
  • Tap water: No, not drinkable
  • Religious government: Religious
  • Population: 630,000 people
  • GDP: $6,826 / year
  • Power outlets: 115V50Hz
  • Internet: 3 Mbps
  • Best wireless: Al Madar
  • Tipping: Taxis: not required, service is included in the price. Tipping in hotels is not required. You may see a service charge on your hotel bill though. In restaurants: Not required. You may see a service charge on your restaurant bill though. The tour guide and driver won’t expect a tip, and may even refuse it, but a small tip is appreciated.
  • Apartment listings: AirBnb
  • Apartments: Airbnb
  • Hotels: Booking.com
  • More hotels: Hotels.com
  • Best hospital: IbnSina Polyclinic
  • Best short-haul air carrier: Air Baltic
  • Best intl air carrier: Air Baltic
  • Monthly costs for expat: $1400
  • Monthly costs for family: $2800
  • Monthly costs for local: $800
  • Meal: $8.5
  • Small Cola: $0.7
  • Beer 1 Pint: $6
  • Coffee: $1.3


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