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Kalâa Kebira was used as the host of the 2012 UNAF U-17 Tournament.
During the Roman Empire was the site of a Roman Town of the Roman province of Byzacena called Gurza. Gurza was also the seat of an ancient episcopal see of the Roman Catholic Church, survives as a titular bishopric.
It was in the reign of the Aghlabid dynasty that the nucleus of the city was founded, in the place known as El Ksar, which consists of a very small city surrounded by a very high rampart with a door Unique on the eastern face leading to the market place.
The commune was created on 19 February 1921.
The industrial sector is therefore focused on the agro-food industry (olive oil). However, the industrial zone, which already extends over 34 hectares2 and which is constantly developing to the north-east of the city, also houses export-oriented activities such as the textile and clothing industry but also Pharmaceutical industry, with the presence of UNIMED3 laboratories.
- (French) Recensement de 2004 (Institut national de la statistique)
- Gurzensis at CatholicHeirachy.org.
- "Spécificités de la municipalité". commune-kalaakebira.gov.tn (in French). Retrieved 31 May 2015.
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