Fériana

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Fériana
فريانة
Commune and town
Coordinates: 35°13′47″N 9°7′46″E / 35.22972°N 9.12944°E / 35.22972; 9.12944
Country  Tunisia
Governorate Kasserine Governorate
Population (2014)
 • Total 36,504
 • Ethnicities Arab
 • Religions Islam
Time zone CET (UTC+1)

Fériana (Arabic: فريانة‎‎) is a town and commune in the Kasserine Governorate, Tunisia. As of 2004 it had a population of 26,504.[1] It is 35 km from Kasserine and 75 from Gafsa.

Located in the southern part of the Tunisian ridge, at 745 meters of altitude, it is one of the highest cities of Tunisia. It has a semi-arid climate in cool winter and receives about 350 millimeters of rain per year. Vegetation is scarce except a few steppes of alfa (spartum lygum) and vestiges of an Aleppo pine forest.

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Coordinates: 34°57′N 8°34′E / 34.950°N 8.567°E / 34.950; 8.567