Kairouan Governorate

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Kairouan

قيروان
Map of Tunisia with Kairouan highlighted
Map of Tunisia with Kairouan highlighted
Coordinates: 35°40′N 10°06′E / 35.667°N 10.100°E / 35.667; 10.100Coordinates: 35°40′N 10°06′E / 35.667°N 10.100°E / 35.667; 10.100
CountryTunisia
CreatedJune 21, 1956[1]
CapitalKairouan
Area
 • Total6,712 km2 (2,592 sq mi)
Area rankRanked 9th of 24
Population
 (2014)
 • Total570,559
 • RankRanked 5th of 24
 • Density85/km2 (220/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01 (CET)
Postal prefix
xx
ISO 3166 codeTN-41

Kairouan Governorate (Tunisian Arabic: ولاية قيروانWilāyat Qiyrwān) is one of the twenty-four governorates of Tunisia. It is in the central-eastern part of the country. It covers an area of 6,712 km².[1] As of the 2014 census, 570,559 people lived there.[2][3] The capital is Kairouan.

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