Medenine Governorate

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Medenine
مدنين
Map of Tunisia with Medenine highlighted
Map of Tunisia with Medenine highlighted
Coordinates: 33°21′17″N 10°30′19″E / 33.35472°N 10.50528°E / 33.35472; 10.50528Coordinates: 33°21′17″N 10°30′19″E / 33.35472°N 10.50528°E / 33.35472; 10.50528
CountryTunisia
CreatedJune 21, 1956[1]
CapitalMedenine
Government
 • GovernorHabib Chouat (2017)
Area
 • Total9,167 km2 (3,539 sq mi)
Area rankRanked 3rd of 24
Population
 (2014)
 • Total479,520
 • RankRanked 10th of 24
 • Density52/km2 (140/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01 (CET)
Postal prefix
xx
ISO 3166 codeTN-82

Medenine Governorate (Arabic: ولاية مدنينWilāyat Madanīn) is one of the twenty-four governorates of Tunisia. It is in the southeastern part of the country. It covers an area of 9,167 km².[1] As of the 2014 census, 479,520 people lived there.[2][3] The capital is Medenine.

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