Béja Governorate

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Béja

باجة
Map of Tunisia with Béja highlighted
Map of Tunisia with Béja highlighted
Coordinates: 36°44′N 9°11′E / 36.733°N 9.183°E / 36.733; 9.183Coordinates: 36°44′N 9°11′E / 36.733°N 9.183°E / 36.733; 9.183
CountryTunisia
CreatedJune 21, 1956[1]
CapitalBéja
Area
 • Total3,740 km2 (1,440 sq mi)
Area rankRanked 14th of 24
Population
 (2014)
 • Total303,032
 • RankRanked 18th of 24
 • Density81/km2 (210/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01 (CET)
Postal prefix
xx
ISO 3166 codeTN-31

Béja Governorate (Arabic: ولاية باجةWilāyat Bājah) is one of the twenty-four governorates of Tunisia. It is in the northern part of the country. It covers an area of 3,740 km².[1] As of the 2014 census, 303,032 people lived there.[2][3] The capital is Béja.

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 (in French) "tunisieindustrie.nat.tn". Archived from the original on 2009-02-17.
  2. "2014 Tunisian census data". Archived from the original on 2015-05-18.
  3. (in French) Census 2014 (National Institute of Statistics) Archived 2014-10-29 at the Wayback Machine