Sousse Governorate

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Sousse

سوسة
Map of Tunisia with Sousse highlighted
Map of Tunisia with Sousse highlighted
Coordinates: 35°50′N 10°38′E / 35.833°N 10.633°E / 35.833; 10.633Coordinates: 35°50′N 10°38′E / 35.833°N 10.633°E / 35.833; 10.633
CountryTunisia
CreatedJune 21, 1956[1]
CapitalSousse
Area
 • Total2,669 km2 (1,031 sq mi)
Area rankRanked 19th of 24
Population
 (2014)
 • Total674,971
 • RankRanked 4th of 24
 • Density250/km2 (650/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01 (CET)
Postal prefix
xx
ISO 3166 codeTN-51

Sousse Governorate (Arabic: ولاية سوسةWilāyat Sūsah) is one of the twenty-four governorates of Tunisia. It is in the northeastern part of the country. It covers an area of 2,621 km².[1] As of the 2014 census, 674,971 people lived there.[2][3] The capital is Sousse.

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