Bir El Hafey

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Bir El Hafey
Commune and town
Bir Lihfey-edit.jpg
Nickname(s): l'hafey
Country  Tunisia
Governorate Sidi Bouzid Governorate
Population (2014)
 • Total 6,498
Time zone CET (UTC+1)

bir el hafey is a town near sisi bouzid,souk jedid,el fetah and hichria (brige)

the benefits of having bir el hafey near to most citizens in the rural area is that they tend to send their children to their high schools and shop in their larger than local businesses. It is also surrounded by mountains (fairly small) and has a good view of the Atlas mountain range.

Bir El Hafey is a town and commune in the Sidi Bouzid Governorate, in Tunisia (Mahreb, North Africa). As of 2004 it had a population of 36,405.[1]

History of Nara

Bir El Hafey is the modern site of the Ancient, notably Roman, city of Nara.

Ecclesiastical history

Nara was important enough in the Roman province of Byzacena to become a suffragan bishopric of the Metropolitan Achbishop of Hadrumetum, but faded.[2][3][4] There are three bishops documented from Nara.

Titular see of Nara

The diocese was nominally in 1925 restored as a Latin titular bishopric.[5] [6]

It has had the following incumbents, all of the lowest (episcopal) rank :

See also

References

  1. ^ (in French) Recensement de 2004 (Institut national de la statistique) Archived 2015-09-24 at the Wayback Machine.
  2. ^ Pius Bonifacius Gams, Series episcoporum Ecclesiae Catholicae, (Leipzig, 1931), p. 467.
  3. ^ Stefano Antonio Morcelli, Africa christiana, Volume I, (Brescia, 1816), p. 240.
  4. ^ J. Mesnage, L'Afrique chrétienne, (Paris, 1912), p. 77.
  5. ^ Nara at www.catholic-hierarchy.org.
  6. ^ Nara at www.gcatholic.org.

Sources and external links

  • GigaCatholic with titular incumbent biography links

Coordinates: 34°56′N 9°12′E / 34.933°N 9.200°E / 34.933; 9.200


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