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
CountryTunisia
CreatedJune 5, 1974
CapitalMonastir
Government
 • GovernorTaïeb Nefzi (2014)
Area
 • Total1,019 km2 (393 sq mi)
Area rankRanked 21st of 24
Population (2014)
 • Total548,828
 • RankRanked 8th of 24
 • Density540/km2 (1,400/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01 (CET)
Postal prefix5xxx
ISO 3166 codeTN-52

Monastir Governorate (Arabic: ولاية المنستيرWilāyat Munastīr pronounced [munæsˈtiːr]) 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:

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

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