Gulf of Tunis

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Gulf of Tunis seen from space
Topographic map of the Gulf of Tunis

Gulf of Tunis (Arabic: خليج تونس‎) is a large gulf in northeastern Tunisia. It is located at around 37°0′N 10°30′E / 37.000°N 10.500°E / 37.000; 10.500Coordinates: 37°0′N 10°30′E / 37.000°N 10.500°E / 37.000; 10.500. Tunis, the capital city of Tunisia, lies at the southwestern edge of the Gulf, as have a series of settled places over the last three millennia.

Djebel Ressas rises to 795 metres a short distance (approximately 15 km) south of the southern terminous of the gulf.