Hammam Chott

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Hammam Chott
Commune and town
Hammam Chott
Hammam Chott
Hammam Chott is located in Tunisia
Hammam Chott
Hammam Chott
Coordinates: 36°43′18″N 10°21′30″E / 36.72167°N 10.35833°E / 36.72167; 10.35833Coordinates: 36°43′18″N 10°21′30″E / 36.72167°N 10.35833°E / 36.72167; 10.35833
Country  Tunisia
Governorate Ben Arous Governorate
 • Total 31,858
Time zone UTC+1 (CET)

Hammam Chott is a town and commune in the Ben Arous Governorate, Tunisia. It is located 20 kilometers from the capital, Tunis, in the southern suburbs. It is a popular seaside resort town.

On 1 October 1985, Hammam Chott was bombarded by the Israeli Air Force in Operation Wooden Leg.

Origin of name

Chott in Arabic means "beach" which is appropriate due to Hammam Chott's location on the Gulf of Tunis.

See also


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