Monastir Governorate

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Monastir
ولاية المنستير
Governorate
Map of Tunisia with Monastir highlighted
Map of Tunisia with Monastir highlighted
Coordinates: 35°47′N 10°50′E / 35.783°N 10.833°E / 35.783; 10.833Coordinates: 35°47′N 10°50′E / 35.783°N 10.833°E / 35.783; 10.833
Country Tunisia
Created June 5, 1974
Capital Monastir
Government
 • Governor bourguiba
Area
 • Total 1,019 km2 (393 sq mi)
Area rank Ranked 21st of 24
Population (2007)
 • Total 494,900
 • Rank Ranked 8th of 24
 • Density 490/km2 (1,300/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+01)
Postal prefix 5xxx
ISO 3166 code TN-52

Monastir Governorate (Arabic: ولاية المنستيرWilāyat Munastīr pronounced [mnæsˈtiːr]) is one of the twenty-four governorates of Tunisia. It is situated in north-eastern Tunisia. It covers an area of 1,019 km² (393 mi²) and has a population of 456,000 (2004 census). The capital is Monastir.

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