Manouba Governorate

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Manouba
ولاية منوبة
La Manouba
Governorate
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
Area
 • Total 1,137 km2 (439 sq mi)
Area rank Ranked 20th of 24
Population (2007)
 • Total 352,400
 • Rank Ranked 15th of 24
 • Density 310/km2 (800/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 336,000 (2004 census), and an area of 1,137 km2. The capital is Manouba.

Geography[edit]

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[1] Population in 2004[2]
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

References[edit]

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