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الأربعاء، 29 يونيو 2011

Tourism in Sfax / Tunisia

Tunisian coastal city of Sfax on the Gulf of Gabes. Sfax is the center of the city of Sfax. Geographically located at latitude 34.42 north and longitude 10.51 east. Is the second largest city, after the Tunisian capital of Tunis and located about 270 km to the south-east. A population of about 340.000 inhabitants (2005). (900,000 population of the entire state of Sfax in 2007, according to estimates by the National Institute of Statistics), and there is an international airport is called Airport Sfax International, is also the city of Sfax Asmaaljnob Tunisia, where is the second largest city after the capital and the second pole business and the second pole technology and the third industrial city after Nabeul, Monastir, according to the latest reports and statistics.
Called the city of Sfax, relative to the commander Sevx Amazigh, or Sofx Sevx or Sfax also is the name of the current city of Tunisia, is the champion of the Berber mythology, and was also associated with the Greek beliefs

 Highlights Sofx through Berber mythology as the Son of the goddess Tinga Ottengjis. The latter was at first the wife of the legendary hero Antallos or Anta or anti Tamazight, which ensure the protection of the land of the Amazigh, not only to defeat the trick as he tells the poet Bindas Anta, commenting on the defeat of the Greek hero Hercules Party
After the elimination of Anta Tinga remained without a husband, and thus associated with Hercules or Hriqls and traded and dealt with him. As a result of this correlation gave birth to a son called Tinga Besuvaks, so that later became a hero of the Amazigh defend their land after he died Anta. It also considered the father who Anhdhir him many of the kings of the Amazigh. The legend tells that Tunjah Sofx had built the city of Tunja (Tangier), and called it by that name in relation to the mother Tinja.
Considered himself the son of Diodorus Sofx, and managed to subdue several African tribes, supported by an army composed of Grecian Alawlbeyen and soldiers from the city who have their place Maysana grandfather of Hercules

 According to the Greek writer Plutarch, who wrote about these stories, these mythological legends woven of veneration and lifting as much as the king of epic Amazigh Yuba first who considered himself the son of Diodorus and the grandson of Sofx.
Founded in 849 AD on the ruins of two villages Romagntin Kadimtin (Tbroorh and mud). By the tenth century became Sfax city-state. Entered in the King Roger of Sicily in 1148 when occupied by M and remained occupied until liberated by the local forces in 1156 AD. Occupied by the Spaniards for a short period in the sixteenth century. Then tried to occupy Venice in 1785 AD But in the attempt failed. Entered in 1804 with the Barbary Coast states at war with the United States. Occupied France in the first half of the 20th century. In World War II Axis powers taken from Sfax, a major base until defeated by British troops. After World War II returned to Tunisia, the French colonization until its independence in 1956

 The old city is surrounded by a high wall and has a well-known are the doors of an old mountain door and the door of the Bureau and the door of the Casbah and the west door of the commercially active city with lots of traditional crafts. Construction is progressing quickly in Sfax outside the walls of the old city is growing especially towards the west. Areas of the city of Sfax: Sakra and the house of Shaker and Qurmdh, eye, ovens and Tenyor, Sidi Mansour, oil and legs legs Waldeyer and inspired leader Mohamed Nur and Alawabd

Sfax radiographic features planned by half a pie in the center where we find the ancient city, including the branch groove fifteen famous in the form of rays are in order from north to south

Sidi Mansour, Hbana, Alstunaih, coral Mahdia, coral Tunisia, Tenyor, commander Mohammed (then Bouziane), Qurmdh, furnaces, Al Ain, the home of Shaker (or pagan gift), Airport Road (or pagan hands), Sakra, Maharzh pagan plug.
The folds of Sfax, in most cases, residential with some industrial clusters Kmasr olive Baqrmdh. While the spread of tourist facilities, hotels and restaurants in the city center and on the coastal sides (Sidi Mansour, Alchwer)
The center of the city of Sfax is the second largest city in the center of the republic, where divided into three main neighborhoods:

 1. European city known as Bab Sea to the east which is characterized by buildings, French, Italian, Greek, German, ancient crumbling under the name of Sfax in one of the periods Paris Tunisia also has some of the towers built recently and the most important streets Street President Bourguiba, the most important street of Sfax Avenue Hedi Chaker adjacent to the Place Bab Diwan Azim, a sentences and unchallenged on the Street and Street Blhuan Farhah Hached Street January 18 Road and Algeria, and army Street and Avenue 15 August.
2. Ancient city in the middle.
3. The new city or Sfax new or as known in the Sfax Nasiriyah or Sfax 2000 is commercial district residential modern characterized by a lack of housing and horizontal large towers and the main streets of Shuhada Street and the street seventh of November, the Great Street, Pacific Soussi Street glorious Bulelh which is the longest street and the beautiful and Galaa Street or Road Bizerte, a highway linking the city's old town new.