Jendouba

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Jendouba
جندوبة
A street of the Tunisian city in Malja , Jendouba
A street of the Tunisian city in Malja , Jendouba
Jendouba is located in Tunisia
Jendouba
Jendouba
Coordinates: 36°29′N 08°47′E / 36.483°N 8.783°E / 36.483; 8.783
Country Tunisia
Governorates Jendouba Governorate
Government
 • Ayoub Hajji Ayoub Hajji
Elevation 143 m (469 ft)
Population (2004)
 • Total 43,997
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Website www.commune-jendouba.gov.tn

Jendouba (Arabic: جندوبة‎; known as Souk El Arba until 30 April 1966) is a large city in northwestern Tunisia, and capital of the Jendouba Governorate. It is an important crossroads with many road links to other towns such as El Kef, Tabarka, Ain Draham and Béja. The main economic activity is agriculture. The University of Jendouba known for agriculture education, also full interdisplinary university. It is close to the famous ancient Roman city of Bullaregia or Bulla Regia, as well as the ancient marble quarry of Chemtou.

Coordinates: 36°30′N 8°47′E / 36.500°N 8.783°E / 36.500; 8.783