The city of Homs, is considered one of most important of Libya, located in the region of Tripolitana. One is a located harbor city to the east of this country and near the national park of Jebal Nafusah. This considered the one of the more important harbor cities of Libya, being capital of A Murgub, on the territory of the region of Tripoli, to only 100 she and in direction this, and near one the recognized national park of Jebal Nafusah. Even though Homs is the city of greater importance, Libya counts on a total of 25 municipalities, between which it shares this category granted along with the cities of Tobruk, Tripoli, Derna, Berenice, Benghazi, great Leptis, Sebha, Misratah, Beida, Sabrahta, Marsa the struggle. At present, esteem that counts approx on a total of about 202,000 inhabitants, dedicated to a great extent, to all type of activities related directly to the commerce, who go from the manufacture of soap, processing of tuna and esparto, happening through the refinement of olive oil until the export of the dates and grass of esparto, usable element for the paper production, cords and shoes, among others. The fluctuating tourist activity deserves a special mention, that finds a great one interest in knowing sites like the city in ruins of Great Leptis, which deals with the walled ruins of which outside the erected Roman city, and other so many buildings that take the same seal. Of the mentioned thing it is important to emphasize that this place was declared by UNESCO, in 1982, like patrimony of the humanity, under the typology of archaeological and cultural site. Others including adverum, offer their opinions as well.

It deserves to cross in Great Leptis what outside the amphitheatre and from its side the west was the stage, the market, the theater, the Byzantine port, the old forum, the Basilica of Severi, the temple of the nymphs, the Colonnata street and so many full corners of rich and imperdible history. The city of marine nature, was in distant times, founded of the hand of the Turks, and more indeed taken under its power in a period that dates from the year 1553 to 1911. Already in 1870, the city of Homs is positioned in importance thanks to the export of ” gramneas” or ” espartos” , a grass that appeared in North Africa, and by means of its fibers, was possible to produce paper.