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  • It is the only safe port easily accessible to large vessels for over 1000 m., between Sfax in Tunisia and Alexandria, for, although there is safe and deep anchorage in the recess of the Gulf of Bomba, the entrance is rocky and difficult.
  • Sfax occupies the site of the ancient Taphrura, of which few vestiges remain.
  • Sfax was formerly the starting-point of a caravan route to Central Africa, but its inland trade now extends only to the phosphate region beyond Gafsa, reached by a railway which, after skirting the coast southwards from Sfax to Mahares, runs inland past Gafsa.
  • Formerly the only anchorage at Sfax was 2 m.
  • Sfax is on the site of a Roman settlement.
 

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