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Kesra, Tunisia
Kesra, Tunisia
Nickname(s): Cusira
Country Tunisia
GovernorateSiliana Governorate
Elevation3,169 ft (966 m)
Population (2014)
 • Total2,854
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)

Kesra is a town and commune in the Siliana Governorate, Tunisia. As of 2004 it had a population of 2,490.[1] In 2014 this was 2600. Kesra is in Siliana Governorate near Maktar at 35.8N and 9.36e.[2] The town is at altitude of 966m and is near the Jebel Serj national park. During the Roman Empire Kesra was a civitas of the Roman Province of Byzacena called Cusira.

A flat bread made of Semolina is also called Kesra in north Africa.

See also[edit]


  1. ^ (in French) Recensement de 2004 (Institut national de la statistique)
  2. ^ Kesra, Splender and miserable un village

Coordinates: 35°49′N 9°22′E / 35.817°N 9.367°E / 35.817; 9.367