Jendouba Governorate

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Jendouba
جندوبة
Governorate
Map of Tunisia with Jendouba highlighted
Map of Tunisia with Jendouba highlighted
Coordinates: 36°30′N 8°47′E / 36.500°N 8.783°E / 36.500; 8.783Coordinates: 36°30′N 8°47′E / 36.500°N 8.783°E / 36.500; 8.783
Country Tunisia
Created June 21, 1956
Capital Jendouba
Area
 • Total 3,102 km2 (1,198 sq mi)
Area rank Ranked 15th of 24
Population (2014)
 • Total 401,477
 • Rank Ranked 12th of 24
 • Density 130/km2 (340/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+01)
Postal prefix xx
ISO 3166 code TN-32

Jendouba Governorate (Tunisian Arabic: ولاية جندوبةWilāyat Jandūbah pronounced [ˌʒænˈduːbæ]) is one of the twenty-four governorates of Tunisia. It is predominantly in the high hills of the Tell Atlas north-western Tunisia, bordering Algeria and the Mediterranean Sea. It covers an area of 3,102 km² and has a population of 401,477 (2014 census).[1] The capital is Jendouba.

Administrative divisions

The following eight municipalities are located in Jendouba Governorate:

Code Municipality Population
(2014)[2]
2211 Jendouba 45,431
2212 Bou Salem 21,638
2213 Tabarka 19,770
2214 Aïn Draham 9,659
2215 Fernana 3,831
2216 Beni M'Tir 784
2217 Ghardimaou 19,495
2218 Oued Melliz 2,388


Notable people

  • Boubaker Ayadi (March 6, 1949) is an author, professor and journalist.

References

  1. ^ (French) Census 2014 (National Institute of Statistics)
  2. ^ Recensement Général de la Population et de l'Habitat 2014 – Population, logements et ménages par commune et arrondissement [Census 2014 results – population, accommodation and households per municipality and delegation] (Report) (in French). National Institute of Statistics. 1 April 2015. Retrieved 18 February 2016. 

External links

  • Ain Kroumir - Regional Website of Northwest Tunisia


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