Tunis Governorate

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Tunis

تونس
Map of Tunisia with Tunis highlighted
Map of Tunisia with Tunis highlighted
Coordinates: 36°48′0″N 10°10′12″E / 36.80000°N 10.17000°E / 36.80000; 10.17000Coordinates: 36°48′0″N 10°10′12″E / 36.80000°N 10.17000°E / 36.80000; 10.17000
CountryTunisia
CreatedJune 1956[1]
CapitalTunis
Government
 • GovernorMondher Friji (DCR)
Area
 • Total346 km2 (134 sq mi)
Area rankRanked 24th of 24
Population
 (2014)
 • Total1,056,247
 • RankRanked 1st of 24
 • Density3,100/km2 (7,900/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Tunisois
(Tunisian Arabic: تونسي, Tounsi‎)
Time zoneUTC+01 (CET)
Postal prefix
10xx
Calling code71
ISO 3166 codeTN-11

Tunis Governorate (Tunisian Arabic: ولاية تونسWilāyat Tūnis) is one of the twenty-four governorates of Tunisia. It is in the northeastern part of the country. It covers an area of 346 km².[1] As of the 2014 census, 1,056,247 people lived there.[2][3] The capital is Tunis, which is also the national capital. It is the smallest governorate of the country by area and is also the most populated governorate of the country.

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