Map of Tunisia with Kasserine highlighted
|Created||June 21, 1956|
|• Governor||Maher Bouazzi|
|• Total||8,066 km2 (3,114 sq mi)|
|Area rank||Ranked 5th of 24|
|• Rank||Ranked 11th of 24|
|• Density||52/km2 (140/sq mi)|
|Time zone||CET (UTC+01)|
|ISO 3166 code||TN-42|
Kasserine Governorate (Arabic: ولاية القصرين Wilāyat al-Qaṣrayn pronounced [ɡasˤˈriːn]), sometimes spelt Casrein, is one of the twenty-four governorates (provinces) of Tunisia. It is situated in west-central Tunisia on the frontier with Algeria. It covers an area of 8,066 km² and has a population of 412,278 (2004 census). The capital is Kasserine.
The following cities and towns are located in Kasserine Governorate:
In Kasserine Governorate exists two of the most famous Roman sites in Tunisia, which are Sbeitla and Haidra. The Triumphal Arch of the Tetrarchy at the entrance to Sbeitla commemorates the four emperors that governed the empire in the year 300, just before the rule of Constantine I.
- Adnen Helali (born in Sbeitla, 23 March 1975) is a poet, an actor and the founder and director of the Sbeitla's Spring International Festival, since 2000.
- Karim Haggui (born in January 20, 1984 in Kasserine) is a football defender. He currently plays for Hannover 96.
- National Institute of Statistics (PHGC 2004), Last updated on : 18-06-2013
- Ahmed Jdey biography (Arabic)
- Faouzia Aloui Profile in africultures
- (Arabic) Faouzia Aloui Profile in diwanalarab
- (French) Administration of the festival
- (Arabic) Interview of Adnen Helali about the 10th edition of the festival
- Karim Haggui at worldfootball.net
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