El Djem

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El Djem

الجمّ

El Djem
The skyline of El Djem
The skyline of El Djem
El Djem is located in Tunisia
El Djem
El Djem
Location in Tunisia
Coordinates: 35°17′48″N 10°42′46″E / 35.29667°N 10.71278°E / 35.29667; 10.71278Coordinates: 35°17′48″N 10°42′46″E / 35.29667°N 10.71278°E / 35.29667; 10.71278
CountryFlag of Tunisia.svg Tunisia
GovernorateMahdia Governorate
Population
 (2014)
 • Total21,576
Time zoneUTC1 (CET)

El Djem or El Jem ( Arabic: الجمّ, About this soundil-Jamm) is a town in Mahdia Governorate, Tunisia. Its population was 21,576 during the 2014 census. It is home to some of the most impressive Roman remains in Africa, particularly the world-famous "Amphitheater of El Jem".[1]

References[change | change source]

  1. Annuario Pontificio 2013 (Libreria Editrice Vaticana, 2013, ISBN 978-88-209-9070-1), p. 992