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Moonlit landscape of Tataouine
Map of Tunisia with Tataouine highlighted
|Created||March 2, 1981|
|• Total||38,889 km2 (15,015 sq mi)|
|Area rank||Ranked 1st of 24|
|• Rank||Ranked 23rd of 24|
|• Density||3.7/km2 (9.6/sq mi)|
|Time zone||CET (UTC+01)|
|ISO 3166 code||TN-83|
Tataouine Governorate (Arabic: ولاية تطاوين Wilāyat Taṭāwīn) is the southernmost of the twenty-four governorates of Tunisia, the only one to border both Algeria and Libya. It is also the largest Tunisian governorate, covering an area of 38,889 km² with a population of 143,524 (2004 census), nearly tied for second least populated with Kebili (143,000) after Tozeur (98,000). The capital is Tataouine.
The following cities and towns are located in the Tataouine Governorate:
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