Ben Arous Governorate

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Ben Arous
بن عروس
Map of Tunisia with Ben Arous highlighted
Map of Tunisia with Ben Arous highlighted
Coordinates: 36°44′50″N 10°20′0″E / 36.74722°N 10.33333°E / 36.74722; 10.33333Coordinates: 36°44′50″N 10°20′0″E / 36.74722°N 10.33333°E / 36.74722; 10.33333
CountryTunisia
CreatedDecember 3, 1983[1]
CapitalBen Arous
Area
 • Total761 km2 (294 sq mi)
Area rankRanked 22nd of 24
Population
 (2014)
 • Total631,842
 • RankRanked 6th of 24
 • Density830/km2 (2,200/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01 (CET)
Postal prefix
xx
ISO 3166 codeTN-13

Ben Arous Governorate (Tunisian Arabic: ولاية بن عروس Wilāyat Bin ‘Arūs) is one of the twenty-four governorates of Tunisia. It is in the northeastern part of the country. It covers an area of 761 km².[1] As of 2014 census, 631,842 people lived there.[2][3] The capital is Ben Arous.

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 (in French) "tunisieindustrie.nat.tn".
  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