Al Khums

Al Khums
Original name in latin Al Khums
Name in other language Al Khums, El Choms, Homs, Khoms, Labdah, Lebda, alkhums
State code LY
Continent/City Africa/Tripoli
longitude 32.64861
latitude 14.26191
altitude 27
Population 201943
Date 2012-01-16

Cities with a population over 1000 database. 2013.

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