Governorates of Tunisia

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Governorates of Tunisia

Tunisia is divided into 24 governorates (wilayat, sing. wilayah):

Key Governorate Population
(2014)[1]
Area
(km2)[2]
1 Ariana 576,088 482
2 Béja 303,032 3,740
3 Ben Arous 631,842 761
4 Bizerte 568,219 3,750
5 Gabès 374,300 7,166
6 Gafsa 337,331 7,807
7 Jendouba 401,477 3,102
8 Kairouan 570,559 6,712
9 Kasserine 439,243 8,260
10 Kebili 156,961 22,454
11 Kef 243,156 4,965
12 Mahdia 410,812 2,966
13 Manouba 379,518 1,137
14 Medenine 479,520 9,167
15 Monastir 548,828 1,019
16 Nabeul 787,920 2,788
17 Sfax 955,421 7,545
18 Sidi Bouzid 429,912 7,405
19 Siliana 223,087 4,642
20 Sousse 674,971 2,669
21 Tataouine 149,453 38,889
22 Tozeur 107,912 4,719
23 Tunis 1,056,247 346
24 Zaghouan 176,945 2,768

The governorates are divided into 264 "delegations" or "districts" (mutamadiyat), and further subdivided into municipalities (Baladiyat),[3] and sectors (Imadats).[4]

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