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Zella or Zalla (Arabic: زلةaz-Zallah) is an oasis in the northeastern Fezzan region of southwest Libya. The Sahara Desert town is approximately halfway between Marada and Hun in the Jufra District.

Zella
زلة
Town
Zella is located in Libya
Zella
Zella
Location in Libya
Coordinates: 28°32′56″N 17°33′04″E / 28.54889°N 17.55111°E / 28.54889; 17.55111Coordinates: 28°32′56″N 17°33′04″E / 28.54889°N 17.55111°E / 28.54889; 17.55111
Country Libya
RegionFezzan
DistrictJufra
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)

FeaturesEdit

Zella is the site of an ancient Berber castle. There are a number of smaller oases in the vicinity, such as Trezah, Meduin and Tagreft. Zella is a gateway to Alharuj Al Asswad.

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