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Coordinates: 36°36′N 10°30′E / 36.600°N 10.500°E / 36.600; 10.500
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Grombalia is located in Tunisia
Location in Tunisia
Coordinates: 36°36′N 10°30′E / 36.600°N 10.500°E / 36.600; 10.500
Country Tunisia
GovernorateNabeul Governorate
 • Total24,336
Time zoneUTC1 (CET)

Grombalia is a Tunisian city located in the Nabeul Governorate.[1] At the 2014 census, its population was 24,336, while the population of the municipality was 67,475. It is the birthplace of former president Moncef Marzouki.

Grombalia is located at an elevation of 102 meters above sea level and spans an area of 815.5 hectares. Its Latin name, "Hukulumbarros," translates to "traveling pigeon." Notably, Grombalia is characterized by its fertile lands and strategic geographical position in Cap Bon, making it a significant gateway to the region. Moreover, it is considered a suburb of Tunis due to its proximity and connections to the capital city.

Grombalia has two sister cities. Fort Smith, Arkansas, United States and Cisterna, Italy.

Grombalia is also known for grape farming, that's why they have a grape vine statue as a city center.


  1. ^ "Situation géographique". commune-grombalia.gov.tn (in French). Archived from the original on 2010-12-14.