Mahdia Governorate

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Mahdia
ولاية المهدية
Map of Tunisia with Mahdia highlighted
Map of Tunisia with Mahdia highlighted
Coordinates: 35°30′N 11°04′E / 35.500°N 11.067°E / 35.500; 11.067Coordinates: 35°30′N 11°04′E / 35.500°N 11.067°E / 35.500; 11.067
CountryTunisia
CreatedJune 5, 1974[1]
CapitalMahdia
Area
 • Total2,966 km2 (1,145 sq mi)
Area rankRanked 16th of 24
Population
 (2014)
 • Total410,812
 • RankRanked 14th of 24
 • Density140/km2 (360/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01 (CET)
Postal prefix
xx
ISO 3166 codeTN-53

Mahdia Governorate (Tunisian Arabic: ولاية المهدية Wilāyat Mahdīya) is one of the twenty-four governorates of Tunisia. It is in the central-eastern part of the country. It covers an area of 2,966 km².[1] As of the 2014 census, 410,812 people lived there.[2][3] The capital is Mahdia.

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