Kasserine Governorate

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Kasserine
ڨصرين
Map of Tunisia with Kasserine highlighted
Map of Tunisia with Kasserine highlighted
Coordinates: 35°10′N 8°50′E / 35.167°N 8.833°E / 35.167; 8.833Coordinates: 35°10′N 8°50′E / 35.167°N 8.833°E / 35.167; 8.833
CountryTunisia
CreatedJune 21, 1956[1]
CapitalKasserine
Government
 • GovernorChedli Boualeg (2015)
Area
 • Total8,260 km2 (3,190 sq mi)
Area rankRanked 4th of 24
Population
 (2014)
 • Total439,243
 • RankRanked 11th of 24
 • Density53/km2 (140/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01 (CET)
Postal prefix
1200
+21677
ISO 3166 codeTN-42

Kasserine Governorate (Arabic: ولاية الڨصرين Wilāyat al-Gaṣrīn) is one of the twenty-four governorates of Tunisia. It is in the west-central part of the country. It covers an area of 8,260 km².[1] As of the 2014 census, 439,243 people lived there.[2][3] The capital is Kasserine.

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