Ghardimaou

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Ghardimaou
Ghardimaou station
Ghardimaou station
Ghardimaou is located in Tunisia
Ghardimaou
Ghardimaou
Location in Tunisia
Coordinates: 36°27′N 8°26′E / 36.450°N 8.433°E / 36.450; 8.433
Country Flag of Tunisia.svg Tunisia
Governorate Jendouba Governorate
Population (2004)
 • Total 67,955
Time zone CET (UTC1)

Ghardimaou (Arabic: غار الدماء‎) is a town in the north-west of Tunisia about 192 km from Tunis. It belongs to the Jendouba Governorate. The town has about 70,000 inhabitants (67,955 in 2004). The rail line from Tunis passing along the Medjerda river ends at Ghardimou; it was built in 1878, and formerly crossed eastwards the border into Algeria. Souk Ahras, the first stop in Algeria, is 16 km away.

The museum of the "common Tunisio-Algerian Remembrance" ("mémoire commune tuniso-algérienne") was opened in 2005 and describes the national struggle for independence.

Coordinates: 36°27′N 8°26′E / 36.450°N 8.433°E / 36.450; 8.433

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