Monastir Governorate

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Monastir

المنستير
Map of Tunisia with Monastir highlighted
Map of Tunisia with Monastir highlighted
Coordinates: 35°47′N 10°50′E / 35.783°N 10.833°E / 35.783; 10.833Coordinates: 35°47′N 10°50′E / 35.783°N 10.833°E / 35.783; 10.833
CountryTunisia
CreatedJune 5, 1974[1]
CapitalMonastir
Government
 • GovernorTaïeb Nefzi (2014)
Area
 • Total1,019 km2 (393 sq mi)
Area rankRanked 21st of 24
Population
 (2014)
 • Total548,828
 • RankRanked 8th of 24
 • Density540/km2 (1,400/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01 (CET)
Postal prefix
5xxx
ISO 3166 codeTN-52

Monastir Governorate (Arabic: ولاية المنستيرWilāyat Munastīr) is one of the twenty-four governorates of Tunisia. It is in the northeastern part of the country. It covers an area of 1,019 km².[1] As of the 2014 census, 548,828 people lived there.[2][3] The capital is Monastir.

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