Medenine Governorate

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Medenine
مدنين
Governorate
Map of Tunisia with Medenine highlighted
Map of Tunisia with Medenine highlighted
Coordinates: 33°21′17″N 10°30′19″E / 33.35472°N 10.50528°E / 33.35472; 10.50528Coordinates: 33°21′17″N 10°30′19″E / 33.35472°N 10.50528°E / 33.35472; 10.50528
Country Tunisia
Created June 21, 1956
Capital Medenine
Government
 • Governor Nabil Ferjani (2011)
Area
 • Total 8,588 km2 (3,316 sq mi)
Area rank Ranked 4th of 24
Population (2007)
 • Total 443,700
 • Rank Ranked 10th of 24
 • Density 52/km2 (130/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+01)
Postal prefix xx
ISO 3166 code TN-82

Medenine (Arabic: مدنينMadanīyīn) is one of the 24 governorates (provinces) of Tunisia. It is situated in south-eastern Tunisia. It covers an area of 8,588 km² and had a population of 432,503 at the 2004 census. The governorate includes the offshore island of Djerba, but the capital is Medenine, located on the mainland.

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

The governorate is divided into nine delegations (with their populations at the 2004 Census):

  • Medenine Nord مدنين الشمالية 48,102
  • Medenine Sud مدنين الجنوبية 48,087
  • Beni Khedech بني خداش 28,586
  • Ben Guerdane بنقردان 70,907
  • Zarzis جرجيس 73,549
  • Djerba Houmet Souk جربة حومة السوق 64,919
  • Djerba Midoun جربة ميدون 50,459
  • Djerba Ajim جربة أجيم 24,166
  • Sidi Makhloulf سيدي مخلوف 23,728