Kebili Governorate

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Kebili

ڨبلي
Map of Tunisia with Kebili highlighted
Map of Tunisia with Kebili highlighted
Coordinates: 33°42′7″N 8°58′25″E / 33.70194°N 8.97361°E / 33.70194; 8.97361Coordinates: 33°42′7″N 8°58′25″E / 33.70194°N 8.97361°E / 33.70194; 8.97361
CountryTunisia
CreatedSeptember 1981[1]
CapitalKebili
Government
 • GovernorIbrahim El-Breeki (DCR)
Area
 • Total22,454 km2 (8,670 sq mi)
Area rankRanked 2nd of 24
Population
 (2014)
 • Total156,961
 • RankRanked 22nd of 24
 • Density7.0/km2 (18/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Kebilian
(Arabic: قبلاوي, Kebelawi‎)
Time zoneUTC+01 (CET)
Postal prefix
42xx
Calling code75-4
ISO 3166 codeTN-73

Kebili Governorate (Arabic: ولاية ڨبليGibillī) is one of the twenty-four governorates of Tunisia. It is in the southwestern part of the country, bordering Algeria. It covers an area of 22,454 km².[1] As of the 2014 census, 156,961 people lived there.[2][3] The capital is Kebili.

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 (in French) "tunisieindustrie.nat.tn". Archived from the original on 2009-02-17. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  2. "2014 Tunisian census data". Archived from the original on 2015-05-18. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  3. (in French) Census 2014 (National Institute of Statistics) Archived 2014-10-29 at the Wayback Machine