Sidi Bou Ali

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Sidi Bou Ali (Sousse)
Commune and town
Country  Tunisia
Governorate Sousse Governorate
Population (2014)
 • Total 10,282
Time zone CET (UTC+1)

Sidi Bou Ali is a town and commune in the Sousse Governorate, Tunisia. As of 2004 it had a population of 9,011.[1]

Ancient history

During the Roman occupation of present-day Tunisia, Sidi Bou Ali was known as Ulissipira. The only remnant of the town is an amphitheater, located to the west of the city's present-day location.[2]

See also


  1. ^ "Institut National de la Statistique – Tunisie". Archived from the original on 2015-09-24. Retrieved 2015-03-12. 
  2. ^ Sear, F. (2006). Roman Theatres: An Architectural Study. OUP Oxford. p. 288. ISBN 978-0-19-814469-4. Retrieved 2014-10-24. 

Information regarding Roman ruins

Coordinates: 35°57′22″N 10°28′20″E / 35.95611°N 10.47222°E / 35.95611; 10.47222

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