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Tripoli gained in importance as a trading centre for the whole Mediterranean after it was inhabited by the Islamic Umayyad Tripoli was the port city of Damascus; second military port of the Islamic Umayyad shipbuilding center wealthy principality under the Banu Ammar emirs. During a visit for the traveler Nasir-i-Khusrau in 1047, he estimated the size of the population in Tripoli to be around 20,000. Tripoli today approximately 1,500,000 inhabitants,

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  • Uploaded on December 18, 2010
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    by kevin mcvay
    • Camera: SONY CYBERSHOT
    • Taken on 2003/10/29 02:38:18
    • Exposure: 0.003s (1/320)
    • Focal Length: 9.70mm
    • F/Stop: f/4.000
    • ISO Speed: ISO100
    • Exposure Bias: 0.00 EV
    • No flash