Tozeur Governorate

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Tozeur

توزر
Map of Tunisia with Tozeur highlighted
Map of Tunisia with Tozeur highlighted
Coordinates: 33°55′N 8°08′E / 33.917°N 8.133°E / 33.917; 8.133Coordinates: 33°55′N 8°08′E / 33.917°N 8.133°E / 33.917; 8.133
CountryTunisia
CreatedJune 21, 1956[1]
CapitalTozeur
Area
 • Total4,719 km2 (1,822 sq mi)
Area rankRanked 11th of 24
Population
 (2014)
 • Total107,912
 • RankRanked 24th of 24
 • Density23/km2 (59/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01 (CET)
Postal prefix
xx
ISO 3166 codeTN-72

Tozeur Governorate (Tunisian Arabic: ولاية توزرWilāyat Tauzar) is the westernmost of the 24 governorates of Tunisia and is on the border with Algeria. It covers an area of 4,719 km².[1] As of the 2014 census, 107,912 people lived there[2][3] that makes it the smallest governorate of the country by population. The capital is Tozeur.

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