Monastir Governorate

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Monastir
ولاية المنستير
Governorate
Map of Tunisia with Monastir highlighted
Map of Tunisia with Monastir highlighted
Coordinates: 35°47′N 10°50′E / 35.783°N 10.833°E / 35.783; 10.833Coordinates: 35°47′N 10°50′E / 35.783°N 10.833°E / 35.783; 10.833
Country Tunisia
Created June 5, 1974
Capital Monastir
Government
 • Governor Taïeb Nefzi (2014)
Area
 • Total 1,019 km2 (393 sq mi)
Area rank Ranked 21st of 24
Population (2014)
 • Total 548,828
 • Rank Ranked 8th of 24
 • Density 540/km2 (1,400/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+01)
Postal prefix 5xxx
ISO 3166 code TN-52

Monastir Governorate (Arabic: ولاية المنستير‎‎ Wilāyat Munastīr pronounced [mnæsˈtiːr]) is one of the twenty-four governorates of Tunisia. It is situated in north-eastern Tunisia. It covers an area of 1,019 km² (393 mi²) and has a population of 548,828 (2014 census).[1] The capital is Monastir.

Administrative divisions[edit]

The following 31 municipalities are located in Monastir Governorate:

Code Municipality Population
(2014)[2]
3211 Monastir 93,306
3212 Khniss 11,229
3213 Ouerdanin 21,814
3214 Sahline Moôtmar 19,013
3215 Sidi Ameur 8,404
3216 Zéramdine 16,806
3217 Beni Hassen 8,801
3218 Ghenada 5,100
3219 Jemmal 50,275
3220 Menzel Kamel 8,432
3221 Zaouiet Kontoch 6,713
3222 Bembla-Mnara 16,078
3223 Menzel Ennour 11,772
3224 El Masdour 4,705
3225 Moknine 57,111
3226 Sidi Bennour 4,520
3227 Menzel Farsi 3,603
3228 Amiret El Fhoul 5,255
3229 Amiret Touazra 6,261
3230 Amiret El Hojjaj 8,121
3231 Cherahil 4,406
3232 Bekalta 17,850
3233 Téboulba 37,485
3234 Ksar Hellal 49,376
3235 Ksibet El Mediouni 13,122
3236 Benen Bodher 14,218
3237 Touza 7,236
3238 Sayada 12,962
3239 Lemta 5,790
3240 Bouhjar 6,137
3241 Menzel Hayet 12,927


References[edit]

  1. ^ (French) Census 2014 (National Institute of Statistics)
  2. ^ Recensement Général de la Population et de l'Habitat 2014 – Population, logements et ménages par commune et arrondissement [Census 2014 results – population, accommodation and households per municipality and delegation] (Report) (in French). National Institute of Statistics. 1 April 2015. Retrieved 18 February 2016.