Commune and town
|Governorate||Ben Arous Governorate|
|Time zone||UTC+1 (CET)|
Ezzahra(الزهراء) is a coastal town on the outskirts of Tunis located south of the capital. Ezzahra is bounded by the Mediterranean Sea and the municipalities of Rades, Hammam Lif and El-Bou Mhel Bassatine. Administratively attached to the governorate of Ben Arous, it is the seat of a delegation and a municipality of 31,792 inhabitants (in 2014) while the city itself has a population of 6000 inhabitants. Other cities there are agglomerated (cité El Habib, 18 January and Borj El-Louzir). The municipality was founded September 10, 1909, during the colonial period, under the name of Saint-Germain and was subsequently referred Ezzahra independence of Tunisia in honor of national fighter Lazhar Chraïti (1919-1962). Saint-Germain was known by the paintings Paul Klee made in 1915. Ezzahra organizes a theater festival each summer. It also has a club basketball (Sports Ezzahra) among the best in Tunisia. .
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