Ezzahra

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Ezzahra
الزهراء
Commune and town
Ezzahra is located in Tunisia
Ezzahra
Ezzahra
Coordinates: 36°44′38″N 10°18′30″E / 36.74389°N 10.30833°E / 36.74389; 10.30833
Country  Tunisia
Governorate Ben Arous Governorate
Population (2014)
 • Total 34,962
Time zone CET (UTC+1)

Ezzahra(الزهراء) is a coastal town on the outskirts of Tunis located six kilometers south of the capital. Ezzahra is bounded by the Mediterranean Sea and the municipalities of Rades, Hammam Lif and El-Bou Mhel Bassatine. Administratively attached to the governorate of Ben Arous, it is the seat of a delegation and a municipality of 31,792 inhabitants in 20,041 while the city itself has a population of 6000 inhabitants. Other cities there are agglomerated (cited El Habib, 18 January and Borj El-Louzir). The municipality was founded September 10, 1909, during the colonial period, under the name of Saint-Germain and was subsequently referred Ezzahra independence of Tunisia in honor of national fighter Lazhar Chraïti (1919-1962). Saint-Germain was known by the paintings of Paul Klee made in 1915. Ezzahra organize a theater festival each summer. It also has a club basketball (Sports Ezzahra) among the best in Tunisia. .

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Coordinates: 36°44′38″N 10°18′30″E / 36.7439°N 10.3083°E / 36.7439; 10.3083