Béni Khiar

Coordinates: 36°28′N 10°47′E / 36.467°N 10.783°E / 36.467; 10.783
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Béni Khiar
Commune and town
Coat of arms of Béni Khiar
Country Tunisia
GovernorateNabeul Governorate
Population
 (2014)
 • Total36,686
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)

Béni Khiar is a town and commune in the Nabeul Governorate, Tunisia. As of 2004 it had a population of 16,992.[1] One of beautiful towns in Nabeul with beautiful beach, great weather especially in the summer people come from all over the country and from Algeria to spend their summer holidays here in Bni khiar.

Culture[edit]

Béni Khiar organizes an annual festival of orange blossoms in March, a beach party in July, and a fish festival in August. A festival of liturgical music (sufyet) also takes place during the first half of the month of Ramadan. Béni Khiar is home to one of the oldest groups of Sufi religious music (Aissaouia al-Morabet) in Tunisia.[2]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ (in French) Recensement de 2004 (Institut national de la statistique)
  2. ^ tunisie.co (2023-06-13). "Aissaouia al-Morabet de Beni-khiar, le 14 Avril 2022". tunisie.co (in French). Retrieved 2023-06-13.

36°28′N 10°47′E / 36.467°N 10.783°E / 36.467; 10.783