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The state in northern Africa with the capital Tripoli borders the Mediterranean Sea in the north, Egypt and Sudan in the east, Niger and Chad in the south and Tunisia and Algeria in the west. Viticulture in North Africa was established by the Phoenicians. The climate is dry and hot. The vineyards cover about 9,000 hectares, most of which are used for the production of table grapes. Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot and Cabernet Franc are cultivated as Celtic varieties.

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