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TABARKA

Is a coastal town located in north-western Tunisia.It has been famous for its coral fishing, the Coralis Festival of underwater photography and the annual jazz festival.Tabarka’s history is a colorful mosaic of Berber, Phoenician, Hellenistic, Roman and Islamic-Ottoman civilizations. The town is dominated by an offshore rock on which is built a Genoese castle.Although older sources placed Thabraca within the Roman province of Numidia, recent ones agree in placing it in the Roman province of Africa, known also as Africa Proconsularis.It was a Roman colony. It was connected by a road with Simitthu, which it served as a port for the export of its famous marble.