Darnah is one of the municipalities of Libya. It is in the northeast of the country. Its capital is Darnah.
The city of Darnah is the location of the historical city of Derna. Derna was the capitol of the province of Cyrenaica which was one of the wealthiest provinces in the Barbary States. Derna was the location of the 1805 Battle of Derna in which General William Eaton marched 500 miles across the Libyan Desert and captured the city during the First Barbary War.
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