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Chebba is located in Tunisia
Location in Tunisia
Coordinates: 35°14′N 11°07′E / 35.233°N 11.117°E / 35.233; 11.117
Country Flag of Tunisia.svg Tunisia
Governorate Mahdia Governorate
Population (2004)
 - Total 19,883
Time zone CET (UTC1)

Chebba is a town in Tunisia

Near La Chebba, on the headland of Ras Kaboudia, are the remains of the ribat of Bordj Kjadidja, built on Byzantine foundations. This was one of a chain of similar forts built by the Abbasids along the coasts of the Sahel in the eighth century. The ancient settlement on this site was known as Caput Vada; the Byzantine general Belisarius landed here in 533 and went on to inflict a devastating defeat on the Vandals.

Coordinates: 35°14′N 11°07′E / 35.233°N 11.117°E / 35.233; 11.117


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