بن ڤردان (Arabic)
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The town is located in the Medenine Governorate. Located 423 km - 559 km by road - from Tunis, it is the city furthest from the capital.
This is the last major city - 58 101 inhabitants in 2004 - before the border between Libya and Tunisia (32 km away). It is best known in Tunisia for its significant market for products imported from Libya and deemed less expensive.
It is distinguished for its large population of dromedaries estimated at 15,000 head. An annual festival devoted to them during the month of June.
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