Radès

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Radès
Radès harbor
Radès harbor
Radès is located in Tunisia
Radès
Radès
Location in Tunisia
Coordinates: 36°46′N 10°17′E / 36.767°N 10.283°E / 36.767; 10.283
Country Flag of Tunisia.svg Tunisia
Governorate Ben Arous Governorate
Elevation 160 ft (50 m)
Population (2014)
 • Total 59,998
 • Ethnicities Arab
 • Religions Islam
Time zone CET (UTC1)
Postal code 2040

Radès (Arabic: رادس‎‎) is a harbour city in Ben Arous Governorate, Tunisia. Situated 9 kilometres south-east of the capital Tunis, some consider it a Tunis suburb, and parts of the harbour installations of Tunis are located in Radès.

Rades is divided into subcities: Radès Medina, Radès Méliane, Rades Forêt, Chouchet Radès, El Malleha, Noubou and The Olympic city, Farhat Hached High School.

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Despite its small population, the city is internationally known for its sports facilities. Radès hosted the 2015 FIBA Africa Championship, which was played in the 17,000 seat Salle Omnisport de Rades. The Tunisia national football team plays matches at the 65,000 capacity National Stadium of Rades.

The city has an internationally recognized club team: Étoile Sportive de Radès.

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Coordinates: 36°46′N 10°17′E / 36.767°N 10.283°E / 36.767; 10.283