Photographer's Note

Mahdia lies in a sheltered situation on a small rocky peninsula, which is linked with the mainland only by a narrow isthmus. It is the economic center of the southern Sahel and in recent years has developed into Tunisia's largest fishing port. Mahdia has a picturesque Medina and a beautiful sandy beach to the north of the town. The strategic advantages of this site on its tongue of land were realized by the Phoenicians, who built a rectangular harbor with watch-towers to defend it.

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  • Copyright: Petra LB (pibi) Silver Note Writer [C: 0 W: 0 N: 11] (36)
  • Genre: Lieux
  • Medium: Couleur
  • Date Taken: 2011-04-23
  • Categories: Nature
  • Exposition: f/5.6, 1/125 secondes
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  • Date Submitted: 2011-06-15 13:12
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