Manouba Governorate

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ولاية منوبة
La Manouba
Map of Tunisia with Manouba highlighted
Map of Tunisia with Manouba highlighted
Coordinates: 36°48′28″N 10°6′4″E / 36.80778°N 10.10111°E / 36.80778; 10.10111Coordinates: 36°48′28″N 10°6′4″E / 36.80778°N 10.10111°E / 36.80778; 10.10111
Country Tunisia
Created July 31, 2000
Capital Manouba
 • Total 1,137 km2 (439 sq mi)
Area rank Ranked 20th of 24
Population (2014)
 • Total 379,518
 • Rank Ranked 15th of 24
 • Density 330/km2 (860/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+01)
Postal prefix xx
ISO 3166 code TN-14

Manouba Governorate (Arabic: ولاية منوبةWilāyat Mannūbah pronounced [ˌmænˈnuːbæ]) is one of the twenty-four governorates (provinces) of Tunisia. It is situated in northern Tunisia. It has a population of 379,518 (2014 census),[1] and an area of 1,137 km2. The capital is Manouba.


The governorate is located 5.5 kilometres (3.4 mi) from the capital and surrounded by the governorates of Bizerte, Zaghouan, Beja, Tunis, Ariana and Ben Arous.

The average temperature is 18.7 °C and annual rainfall is 450 millimeters.

Administratively, the governorate is divided into eight delegations (mutamadiyat), nine municipalities, eight rural councils and 47 imadas.

Delegation[2] Population in 2004[3]
Borj El Amri 16,184
Djedeida (Jedaida) 40,327
Douar Hicher 75,959
El Battan 17,321
Manouba 51,398
Mornaguia 35,129
Oued Ellil 58,544
Tebourba 41,050


  1. ^ (French) Census 2014 (National Institute of Statistics)
  2. ^ (French) "Gouvernorat de Manouba" Portail de l'industrie Tunisienne
  3. ^ (French) 2004 Census: Manouba Governorate from Institut national de la statistique of Tunisia