Kasserine

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Kasserine
Al Qasrayn
القصرين
Kasserine is located in Tunisia
Kasserine
Kasserine
Location in Tunisia
Coordinates: 35°10′N 8°50′E / 35.167°N 8.833°E / 35.167; 8.833
Country Flag of Tunisia.svg Tunisia
Governorate Kasserine Governorate
Population (2004)
 • Total 76,243
Time zone CET (UTC1)

Kasserine (Arabic: القصرين Al Qaṣrain‎) is the capital city of the Kasserine Governorate, in west-central Tunisia. It is situated below Jebel ech Chambi, Tunisia's highest mountain. Its population is 76,243 (2004). In classical antiquity it was a Roman colony known as Colonia Cillilana or plain Cillium.


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Coordinates: 35°10′N 8°50′E / 35.167°N 8.833°E / 35.167; 8.833