Discovering Kairouan, Tunisia

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Kairouan is the only great Tunisian city whose history is more recent than antiquity. In 671 A.D. a camp known as a "Kairouan" settled on what is the city's urban area of today and despite the heat and scarcity of water this location had great strategic value. Kairouan is one of the four most important cities in Islam and since it was first established during the 7th century, the city's life has been continuously determined by religious faith.

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