Beja - Market

The weekly market is held on a Tuesday. Since Roman times, Beja has held the biggest grain market in the North. Modern Béja is a relatively prosperous market town.

In addition to flour mills, the town has sugar refineries and ...

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The weekly market is held on a Tuesday. Since Roman times, Beja has held the biggest grain market in the North. Modern Béja is a relatively prosperous market town.

In addition to flour mills, the town has sugar refineries and is the site of an agricultural research college; the casbah (citadel) is still used by the army. Béja is linked by road and rail with Tunis, 65 miles (105 km) east.

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