Béja

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Béja
باجة
Béja Skyline
Béja Skyline
Nickname(s): 
The Granary of Rome[1]
Coordinates: 36°44′N 09°11′E / 36.733°N 9.183°E / 36.733; 9.183Coordinates: 36°44′N 09°11′E / 36.733°N 9.183°E / 36.733; 9.183
Country Tunisia
GovernoratesBéja Governorate
Government
 • President of the municipal assemblyAmin Nafati (Nidaa Tounes)
Area
 • Total13.05 km2 (5.04 sq mi)
Elevation
222 m (728 ft)
Population
 (2014)
 • Total106.441
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Websitewww.commune-beja.gov.tn

Béja (Arabic: باجةAbout this soundBāja) is a city in Tunisia. It is the capital of the Béja Governorate. It is located 105 kilometers (65 mi) from Tunis.

References[change | change source]

  1. Annelou van Gijn, John Whittaker, Patricia Anderson. Exploring and Explaining Diversity in Agricultural Technology. page 147