Mahdia Governorate

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Mahdia
ولاية المهدية
Governorate
Map of Tunisia with Mahdia highlighted
Map of Tunisia with Mahdia highlighted
Coordinates: 35°30′N 11°04′E / 35.500°N 11.067°E / 35.500; 11.067Coordinates: 35°30′N 11°04′E / 35.500°N 11.067°E / 35.500; 11.067
Country Tunisia
Created June 5, 1974
Capital Mahdia
Area
 • Total 2,966 km2 (1,145 sq mi)
Area rank Ranked 16th of 24
Population (2007)
 • Total 386,600
 • Rank Ranked 14th of 24
 • Density 130/km2 (340/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+01)
Postal prefix xx
ISO 3166 code TN-53

Mahdia Governorate (Arabic: ولاية المهدية‎) is one of the twenty-four governorates (provinces) of Tunisia. It is situated in central-eastern Tunisia. It covers an area of 2,966 km² and has a population of 378,000 (2004 census). The capital is Mahdia.

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