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ID: 5003674
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Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of ʻAyn Tūnqah (deserted settlement)  ʻAyn Tūnqah (deserted settlement)

Coordinates:
Lat: 36 32 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 36.5330  decimal degrees
Long: 009 22 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 9.3720  decimal degrees

Note: Located between Testour and Téboursouk; ruins include a triumphal arch, Byzantine fortress and a small temple.

Names:
ʻAyn Tūnqah (preferred,C,V)
Aïn Tounga (C,V)
Aïne Tounga (C,V)
Ain Tounga (C,V)
Thignica (C,V)  ............ ancient

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Africa (continent)  ....  Africa (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Tunisia (nation)  ........  Tunisia (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of Béja (governorate)  ............  Béja (governorate) (P)
Hierarchy of ʻAyn Tūnqah (deserted settlement)  ................  ʻAyn Tūnqah (deserted settlement) (P)

Place Types:
deserted settlement (preferred, C)  ............  was an ancient site
archaeological site (C)
inhabited place (H)
ruins (C)

Sources and Contributors:
Aïne Tounga..........  [VP]
.......................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 29 April 2009
Ain Tounga..........  [GRLPSC, VP]
.......................  Guide Bleu: Tunisie (1977) 108, 133
Aïn Tounga..........  [VP]
.......................  Canby, Archaeological Sites of Israel, Egypt, and North Africa (1990) 213
.......................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 29 April 2009
ʻAyn Tūnqah..........  [VP]
.......................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 29 April 2009
Thignica..........  [GRLPSC, VP Preferred]
.................  GRI Photo Archive, Authority File (1998) 10509
.................  Guide Bleu: Tunisie (1977) 133; 244
Subject: .....  [GRLPSC, VP]
..................  Canby, Archaeological Sites of Israel, Egypt, and North Africa (1990) 213
..................  GRI Photo Archive, Authority File (1998) 10509
..................  Guide Bleu: Tunisie (1977) 108, 133; 133; 244
..................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 29 April 2009
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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