More photos in the vicinity:
River in the Mountains near Matmata
Valley above Beni Zelten and Tounine
Valley above Beni Zelten and Tounine


In 1976, George Lucas filmed scenes from the movie on location in Matmata, and it was this small settlement in central Tunisia that was the "home planet" of Luke Skywalker.
Highlands near Matmata
Date: Feb 05, 2001
Longitude: 10 3.81'
Latitude: 33 29.04'

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Map references: left: courtesy CIA, middle: courtesy US LoC Map Collection, right: courtesy NASA.
This page has been updated on: 2007-Nov-08