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Amphitheatre of El Jem

CountryTunisia
Date of Inscription1979
CategoryCultural Sites
UNESCOhttp://whc.unesco.org/en/list/38

The impressive ruins of the largest colosseum in North Africa, a huge amphitheatre which could hold up to 35,000 spectators, are found in the small village of El Jem. This 3rd-century monument illustrates the grandeur and extent of Imperial Rome.

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Capital: Tunis
Currency: Tunisian dinar (TND)
Language: Arabic, French
Time Zone: UTC+1

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