|Commune and town|
|Nickname(s): Abbah Quşūr|
|• mayor||Mohamed Hédi Ben Madhi|
|• Total||27 907|
|Time zone||UTC+1 (CET)|
Dahmani, formerly Abbah Quşūr (alternative spellings Abbah Qusur or Ebba Ksour), is a town and commune in the Kef Governorate, Tunisia. As of 2004 it had a population of 14,061. It is located at 625 meters above sea level, 225 kilometers southwest of Tunis.
From 1941 on, it became a parish of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Tunis. In 1943 it accommodated the American troops engaged in the combat on the African front during World War II.
- Quarries of stone, sand, marble and clay
- Sheepskins and wool
- Wood and forest plants
- Mineral and thermal water resources
- Mines of iron, phosphate and carbonate
The Dahmani Athletic Club is the football club of the city; it evolved during the 2010-2011 season in Ligue III.
Dahmani has a mayor. Recent mayors include:
- 1970-1975: Abderrahim Zouari
- 1980-2010: Hamadi Tebai
- 2013-present: Mohamed Hédi Ben Madhi
- The church of Ebba Ksour,[better source needed] located in the city of Dahmani (formerly Ebba Ksour), is a Catholic church built during the French protectorate. Ceded to the Tunisian government in 1964, it is now a dwelling house.
- The Dahmani meteorite is a 18kg meteorite that fell in May 1981 in Tunisia. It was observed by villagers in the Dahmani region (Kef governorate) and recovered by French soldiers who went to the site and then handed over to the geological service of Tunis. The meteorite is listed by the Laboratory of Mineralogy-Crystallography, associated with the CNRS in Paris, the Laboratory of Mineralogy of the National Museum of Natural History of Paris and the famous Meteoritical Society.
- Slama Kasdaoui, Tunisian footballer
- Fethia Khaïri, Tunisian actress
- Aymen Soltani, Tunisian footballer
- Abderrahim Zouari, Tunisian politician
- Fawzia Zouari, Tounisian journalist
- "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2014-10-29. Retrieved 2014-11-26.
- Jacobs, Daniel; Morris, Peter (2001). The Rough Guide to Tunisia. Rough Guides. p. 286. ISBN 9781858287485. Retrieved 6 August 2017.
- (in French) Recensement de 2004 (Institut national de la statistique) Archived 2015-11-28 at the Wayback Machine.
- Decree of 22 January 2013 dissolving the Dahmani Municipal Council of Kef Governorate and designating a special delegation, Official Gazette of the Republic of Tunisia, No. 9, January 29, 2013, pp. 447-448.
- church of Ebba Ksour
- "Meteoritical Bulletin: Entry for Dahmani". Lpi.usra.edu. 2017-08-19. Retrieved 2017-08-31.
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