Jendouba Governorate

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Jendouba
جندوبة
Governorate
Map of Tunisia with Jendouba highlighted
Map of Tunisia with Jendouba highlighted
Coordinates: 36°30′N 8°47′E / 36.500°N 8.783°E / 36.500; 8.783Coordinates: 36°30′N 8°47′E / 36.500°N 8.783°E / 36.500; 8.783
Country Tunisia
Created June 21, 1956
Capital Jendouba
Area
 • Total 3,102 km2 (1,198 sq mi)
Area rank Ranked 15th of 24
Population (2007)
 • Total 420,400
 • Rank Ranked 12th of 24
 • Density 140/km2 (350/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+01)
Postal prefix xx
ISO 3166 code TN-32

Jendouba Governorate (Arabic: ولاية جندوبةWilāyat Jandūbah pronounced [ˌʒænˈduːbæ]) is one of the twenty-four governorates (provinces) of Tunisia. It is situated in northern Tunisia, bordering Algeria. It covers an area of 3,102 km² and has a population of 417,000 (2004 census). The capital is Jendouba.

The following cities and towns are located in the Jendouba Governorate:

Notable people[edit]

  • Boubaker Ayadi (March 6, 1949) is an author, professor and journalist.

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