Mahres

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Mahres
المحرس
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Mahres is located in Tunisia
Mahres
Mahres
Coordinates: 34°32′N 10°30′E / 34.533°N 10.500°E / 34.533; 10.500
Country Tunisia
GovernorateSfax Governorate
Area
 • Total13 km2 (5 sq mi)
Population
 (2014)
 • Total34,257
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)

Mahres (Tunisian Arabic: "place for guard"), also known as Mahares or El Mahres, is a coastal town in Tunisia.

Administratively attached to the governorate of Sfax, it became on April 1, 1918 a municipality and, after independence in 1956, the capital of a delegation whose area is estimated at 436 km

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Coordinates: 34°32′N 10°30′E / 34.533°N 10.500°E / 34.533; 10.500