Menzel Bourguiba mĕnzĕl´ bərgē´bə [key] or Manzil Abu Ruqaybah mănzĭl´ äbo͞o´ ro͞o˝kībä´ [key], formerly Ferryville, town (1994 pop. 47,521), N Tunisia, on Lake Bizerte. It was founded as a naval installation during the period of French rule. After Tunisia became independent (1956), it was renamed in honor of Habib Bourguiba , Tunisia's leader.
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