Sites & cities that bear the name of Sabratha


Today in : Libya
First trace of activity : ca. 6th century B.C.E
Last trace of activity : today
Recorded names : Tsabratan, 𐤑𐤁‬‬𐤓𐤕‬𐤍, ṣbrtn, 𐤑𐤁‬‬𐤓𐤕𐤏‬𐤍, ṣbrtʿn, Sabratah, Siburata, صبراتة‎

Description : Sabratha, Sabratah or Siburata (Arabic: صبراتة‎), in the Zawiya District of Libya, was the westernmost of the ancient "three cities" of Roman Tripolis. From 2001 to 2007 it was the capital of the former Sabratha wa Sorman District. It lies on the Mediterranean coast about 70 km (43 mi) west of modern Tripoli. The extant archaeological site was inscribed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1982.

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