the capital and chief port of Libya, on the Mediterranean coast in the northwestern part of the country; population 1,065,400 (est. 2006). Founded by Phoenicians in the 7th century bc , its ancient name was Oea.
a port in northwestern Lebanon; population 190,800 (est. 2009). It was founded circa 700 bc and was the capital of the Phoenician triple federation formed by the city states Sidon, Tyre, and Arvad. Today it is a major port and commercial center.