Carthage

Carthage was the capital city of the ancient Carthaginian civilization, on the eastern side of the in what is now . Carthage was one of the most important trading hubs of the Ancient Mediterranean and one of the most affluent cities of the classical world.
Photo: Calips, CC BY 2.5.

Notable Places in the Area

Tourist attraction
The or Baths of Carthage, located in Carthage, , are the largest set of Roman thermae built on the African continent and one of three largest built in the Roman Empire. Photo: Bgag, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Museum
is a national museum in , . Photo: nonanet, CC BY-SA 2.0.

Archaeological site
The was a Roman amphitheatre constructed in the first century CE in the city of Carthage, . Photo: Neil Rickards, CC BY 2.0.

Ruins
Photo: Calips, CC BY 2.5.

Localities in the Area

is a village in . The best time to visit is early autumn or spring, before the… Photo: Digr, CC BY-SA 4.0.

is a coastal town in far north eastern near the capital . Photo: Youssefbensaad, CC BY-SA 4.0.

, known in Arabic as Halq al-Wadi, is a municipality and the port of , . Photo: Bengt Nyman, CC BY 2.0.

Carthage

Latitude
36.8531° or 36° 51' 11" north
Longitude
10.3231° or 10° 19' 23" east
Open Location Code
8F8GV83F+66
Elevation
36 metres (118 feet)
Geo­Names ID
2468244

Also Known As

  • Afrikaans: Kartago
  • Arabic: Cartago
  • Arabic: المسرح الأثري بقرطاج
  • Arabic: الموقع الأثري بقرطاج
  • Arabic: قرطاج
  • Armenian: Կարթագեն
  • Armenian: Կարթագէն
  • Asturian: Cartago
  • Azerbaijani: Karfagen
  • Bambara: Kartaje
  • Basque: Kartago
  • Belarusian: Картаген
  • Belarusian: Карфаген
  • Bosnian: Kartaga
  • Bosnian: Kartago
  • Breton: Kartada
  • Breton: Kartago
  • Bulgarian: Картаген
  • Burmese: ကားသေ့နိုင်ငံ
  • Burmese: ကားသေ့မြို့
  • Catalan: Cartago
  • Catalan: Lloc arqueològic de Cartago
  • Cebuano: Kartago
  • Chinese: Carthago
  • Chinese: 迦太基
  • Chinese: 迦太基市
  • Croatian: Kartaga
  • Czech: Kartágo
  • Danish: Kartago
  • Danish: Karthago
  • Dutch: Carthago
  • Egyptian Arabic: قرطاجه
  • Esperanto: Kartago
  • Estonian: Kartaago
  • Faroese: Karthago
  • Finnish: Karthago
  • French: Carthage
  • Galician: Cartago
  • Georgian: კართაგენი
  • German: Karthago
  • Greek: Καρχηδόνα
  • Greek: Καρχηδών
  • Hebrew: קרתגו
  • Hindi: कार्थेज
  • Hungarian: Karthágó
  • Icelandic: Karþagó
  • Ido: Kartago
  • Indonesian: Kartago
  • Indonesian: Qart Hadast
  • Irish: An Chartaig
  • Italian: Cartagine
  • Japanese: カルタゲ
  • Japanese: カルタゴ
  • Javanese: Kartago
  • Kabyle: Qarṭaj
  • Kazakh: Карфаген
  • Kirghiz: Карфаген
  • Korean: 카르타고
  • Kurdish: Kartaca
  • Ladino: Kartago
  • Latin: Carthago
  • Latin: Carthāgō
  • Latin: Karthago
  • Latvian: Kartāga
  • Lingua Franca Nova: Cartago
  • Literary Chinese: 迦太基
  • Lithuanian: Kartagina
  • Low German: Karthago
  • Luxembourgish: Karthago
  • Macedonian: Картагина
  • Malagasy: Carthage
  • Malay: Carthage
  • Malayalam: കാർത്തേജ്
  • Maltese: Kartaġiniżi
  • Maltese: Kartaġni
  • Min Dong Chinese: Carthago
  • Min Nan Chinese: Carthago
  • Mingrelian: კართაგენი
  • Moroccan Arabic: قرطاج
  • Neapolitan: Cartagene
  • Neapolitan: Cartagine
  • Norwegian: Kartago
  • Norwegian: Karthago
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Kartago
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Karthago
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Kartago
  • Occitan (post 1500): Cartage
  • Official Aramaic (700-300 BCE): ܩܪܬܐܓܘ
  • Old English (ca. 450-1100): Cartaina
  • Persian: کارتاژ
  • Polish: Kartagina
  • Portuguese: Cartago
  • Romanian: Cartagina
  • Russian: Картаж
  • Russian: Карфаген (город)
  • Russian: Карфаген
  • Sardinian: Cartàgine
  • Scots: Carthage
  • Serbian: Картагина
  • Serbo-Croatian: Kartaga
  • Sicilian: Cartàggini
  • Slovak: Kartágo
  • Slovenian: Kartagina
  • South Azerbaijani: کارتاژ
  • Spanish: Cartago
  • Swahili: Karthago
  • Swedish: Karthago
  • Swiss German: Karthago
  • Tagalog: Kartago
  • Tamil: கர்த்தாஜ்
  • Tamil: கார்த்திஜ்
  • Tatar: Картаҗ
  • Thai: คาร์เธจ
  • Tibetan: ཅ་ཐའེ་ཅི།
  • Tosk Albanian: Karthago
  • Turkish: Kartaca
  • Ukrainian: Карфаген (місто)
  • Ukrainian: Карфаген
  • Urdu: قرطاجنہ
  • Urdu: کارتھج
  • Uzbek: Karfagen
  • Venetian: Cartàxene
  • Vietnamese: Carthage
  • Vietnamese: Carthago
  • Waray (Philippines): Cartago
  • Welsh: Carthago
  • Western Armenian: Կարթագէն
  • Western Frisian: Kartago
  • Wu Chinese: 迦太基
  • Yue Chinese: 迦太基
  • Karchaedon
  • Karchēdon
  • Karthada
  • Kirjath-Hadeshath
  • Qarţājannah

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