Sfax Governorate

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Sfax
ولاية صفاقس
Governorate
Map of Tunisia with Sfax highlighted
Map of Tunisia with Sfax highlighted
Coordinates: 34°44′N 10°46′E / 34.733°N 10.767°E / 34.733; 10.767Coordinates: 34°44′N 10°46′E / 34.733°N 10.767°E / 34.733; 10.767
Country Tunisia
Created June 21, 1956
Capital Sfax
Area
 • Total 7,545 km2 (2,913 sq mi)
Area rank Ranked 6th of 24
Population (2007)
 • Total 904,900
 • Rank Ranked 2nd of 24
 • Density 120/km2 (310/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+01)
Postal prefix xx
ISO 3166 code TN-61

The Sfax Governorate (Arabic: ولاية صفاقس Wilāyat Safāqis‎) is one of the governorates of Tunisia. The governorate has a population of 860,000 (2005) and an area of 7,545 km². Its capital is Sfax.

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