Jendouba Governorate

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Jendouba 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
 • Total 3,102 km2 (1,198 sq mi)
Area rank Ranked 15th of 24
 • Total 401,477
 • Rank Ranked 12th of 24
 • Density 130/km2 (340/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+01 (CET)
Postal prefix
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
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.


  1. ^ ‹See Tfd›(in French) Census 2014 (National Institute of Statistics) Archived 2014-10-29 at the Wayback Machine
  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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