Menzel Temime

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Menzel Temime
Menzel Temime is located in Tunisia
Menzel Temime
Menzel Temime
Location in Tunisia
Coordinates: 36°47′N 10°59′E / 36.783°N 10.983°E / 36.783; 10.983Coordinates: 36°47′N 10°59′E / 36.783°N 10.983°E / 36.783; 10.983
CountryFlag of Tunisia.svg Tunisia
GovernorateNabeul Governorate
Population
 (2014)
 • Total44,424
Time zoneUTC1 (CET)

Menzel Temime (منزل تميم) is a town in northeast Tunisia southeast of the peninsula of Cap Bon.

The municipality of Menzel Temime was established on 19 February 1921, the municipal boundaries stretching over an area of 25,000 hectares. It is located in the Nabeul Governorate and it has a population of 44,424 inhabitants.[1]

The city was founded in the eleventh century by Moez ibn Temmime, a member of the Normans.

It is known for its food industry (peanuts, tomatoes, and peppers) and textile industry (garments, shoes and hosiery). It hosts a large weekly market[2].[citation needed]. The city is also known for its well preserved beach.[3]

The city is the hometown for Union Sportive Témimiene[4] one of the oldest handball clubs in Tunisia. Menzel temime is the hometown of the singer Youssef Tmimi[5][citation needed] and handballer Wissem Hmam.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Census of 2004 (Institut national de la statistique)
  2. ^ "Menzel Temime".
  3. ^ "Menzel Temime".
  4. ^ "Gyms & sports facilities in Menzel Temime".
  5. ^ "Youssef Temimi -". 16 October 2016.