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
GovernorateKasserine Governorate
Population (2014)
 • Total36,504
 • EthnicitiesArab
 • ReligionsIslam
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)

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