Ben Arous Governorate

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Ben Arous
بن عروس
Governorate
Map of Tunisia with Ben Arous highlighted
Map of Tunisia with Ben Arous highlighted
Coordinates: 36°44′50″N 10°20′0″E / 36.74722°N 10.33333°E / 36.74722; 10.33333Coordinates: 36°44′50″N 10°20′0″E / 36.74722°N 10.33333°E / 36.74722; 10.33333
Country Tunisia
Created December 3, 1983
Capital Ben Arous
Area
 • Total 761 km2 (294 sq mi)
Area rank Ranked 22nd of 24
Population (2007)
 • Total 542,700
 • Rank Ranked 6th of 24
 • Density 710/km2 (1,800/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+01)
Postal prefix xx
ISO 3166 code TN-13

Ben Arous Governorate (Arabic: ولاية بن عروسWilāyat Bin ‘Arūs pronounced [bɪn.ʕæˈruːs]) is one of the twenty-four governorates of Tunisia. It is situated in northern Tunisia. It covers an area of 761 km² and has a population of 506,000 (2004 census). The capital is Ben Arous.

The following cities and towns are located in the Ben Arous Governorate: