Bayda, Libya

What is Bayda, Libya known for?


largest sporting'--

popular sport in Bayda, and one of the country's most successful football clubs, Alakhdhar, is based in the city. The largest sporting centre in Bayda is the Medina al-Riyadhia (Sports City). The complex is situated just north of the city centre, and houses the Al Bayda Stadium and athletics stadium, and the Slayman al Tharrat basketball stadium. Several matches of the 2009 FIBA Africa Championship were hosted at the arena. Judo and taekwondo are popular men's sports in Bayda. In recent


large national

banks, including the Office of the Central Bank of Libya in the city center. There is also the Agricultural Research Centre and the main animal and large national firms, such as Brega Oil Marketing Company and Gulf Oil, are important to the city's economy. Coupled with an increase in consumer prices, is an increase in the importance of the retail sector in the economy of the city. In recent years, international companies such as United Colors of Benetton, H & M, and Nike, have opened


known for

’'', Zāwiyat al Bayḑā’: Libya Geographical Names. Retrieved 28 September 2011. ''Beida'' ''El Beida'' and known as ''Beda

,-political-drogba-&-libyan-rebels?cc 3888 title Libya Russian fears, Drogba & Libyan rebels publisher ESPNsoccernet date September 10, 2011 (after Tripoli, Benghazi and Misrata). It is the capital city of the Jabal al Akhdar district. History Bayda's history stretches back to Ancient Greece, when it was known as Balagrae. Cyrenaica and the Late Antique

; One of the greatest attractions in the city is the tomb of a famous companion (sahabah) of the Islamic prophet Muhammad, Ruwaifi bin Thabit al-Ansari. For that reason, the city was known as '''Sidi Rafaa''' after him. After the arrival of Sayyid Muhammad ibn Ali as-Senussi in the area in the 19th century, and the construction of a zawiya (Zawiya (institution)), the city was renamed ''Az Zawiya Al Bayda''. The modern city was built


strong sense

of the city's inhabitants are Sunni Muslims. During Islamic holidays such as Ramadhan, most abstain from food; restaurants are usually empty during the day, with the exception of some expatriates and tourists. Alcohol is banned by law in Bayda and throughout Libya in accordance with Islamic principles. The conservative Islamic nature of Bayda creates a strong sense of family life in the city: almost all teenagers and young adults live at home until they marry. Many in Bayda adhere to the traditional


single view

(earthworks were begun between Sirte and Ras Ajdir, Tunisia border, in 2001-5), and in 2008 and 2009 various contracts were placed and construction work started

on a standard gauge railway parallel to the coast from the Tunisian (Transport in Tunisia) border at Ras Ajdir to Tripoli, and on to Misrata, Sirte, Benghazi and Bayda (Bayda, Libya). Another railway line will run inland from Misrata to Sabha (Sabha, Libya) at the centre of a mineral-rich area.

-view view work-starts-on-libyan-railway.html title Work starts on Libyan railway accessdate 2009-01-24 thumb Gaddafi in 1976 with a child on his lap (File:Gaddafi 1976.jpg) Gaddafi's first wife was Fatiha al-Nuri (1969–1970). His second wife was Safia Farkash(1970–2011), née el-Brasai, a former


agricultural research

banks, including the Office of the Central Bank of Libya in the city center. There is also the Agricultural Research Centre and the main animal and large national firms, such as Brega Oil Marketing Company and Gulf Oil, are important to the city's economy. Coupled with an increase in consumer prices, is an increase in the importance of the retail sector in the economy of the city. In recent years, international companies such as United Colors of Benetton, H & M, and Nike, have opened


libya

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family life

of the city's inhabitants are Sunni Muslims. During Islamic holidays such as Ramadhan, most abstain from food; restaurants are usually empty during the day, with the exception of some expatriates and tourists. Alcohol is banned by law in Bayda and throughout Libya in accordance with Islamic principles. The conservative Islamic nature of Bayda creates a strong sense of family life in the city: almost all teenagers and young adults live at home until they marry. Many in Bayda adhere to the traditional


great success

times, rugby sevens has seen great success, with three clubs to its name. Gyms have also become more popular in the city in recent years, because of a greater concern for healthy living amongst Libyans. Transportation thumb left Libyan Coastal Highway (File:Bridge entrance to the east of Al Bayda.jpg) with bridge overpass, to the east of Bayda thumb right Traffic congestion (File:Traffic congestion in Al Bayda, Libya ..jpg) in Bayda Road network Bayda is on the historic


made quot

standard gauge railway parallel to the coast from the Tunisian (Transport in Tunisia) border at Ras Ajdir to Tripoli, and on to Misrata, Sirte, Benghazi and Bayda (Bayda, Libya). Another railway line will run inland from Misrata to Sabha (Sabha, Libya) at the centre of a mineral-rich area.

Bayda, Libya

'''Bayda - Elbeida ''' ( (after Tripoli, Benghazi and Misrata). It is the capital city of the Jabal al Akhdar district.

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