Commune and town
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Attached administratively to the Manouba Governorate, it is a municipality with 19 834 inhabitants in 2014 2 . The capital of a delegation, it is an important agricultural center for the fertile Mornag plain. Touched by the urban sprawl of the Tunis urban agglomeration, it is one of the cities with strong growth, especially since it is located on the Tunis-Medjez el-Bab (A3) motorway .
It consists of several districts: Tebaltech, Bouhnach, Sidi Ali El Hattab, Ksar Hadid, El Fejja, Hmaiem, Menzel Habib, Bouregba and Tahouna.
It is also known for housing a civilian prison.
- (in French) Recensement de 2004 (Institut national de la statistique) Archived 2015-09-24 at the Wayback Machine