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Medenine is a small city divided by a river, "The two cities" located midway between the island of Djerba and Libya.

Its greatest interest lies in its "Ghorfas" kind of grain, the seventeenth century also served as dwellings, nomadic Berbers were built in a juxtaposed, five stories high, narrow, deep and vaulted usually 9 meters long, 2 meters high and 2.5 wide, also served to put the shelter of the looters, the grain reserves of the community.


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Medenine es una peque馻 ciudad dividida por un rio, 揕as dos ciudades que se encuentra a medio camino entre la isla de Djerba y Libia.

Su m醲imo inter閟 reside en sus 揋horfas, especie de graneros, del siglo XVII que serv韆n tambi閚 como viviendas, de las tribus n髆adas bereberes y que se constru韆n de forma yuxtapuesta, de cinco pisos de altura, estrechas, profundas y abovedadas, normalmente 9 metros de largo , 2 de alto y 2,5 de ancho, tambi閚 serv韆n para poner al abrigo de los saqueadores, las reservas de grano de la comunidad.

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