Tozeur Governorate

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Tozeur
ولاية توزر
Governorate
Map of Tunisia with Tozeur highlighted
Map of Tunisia with Tozeur highlighted
Coordinates: 33°55′N 8°08′E / 33.917°N 8.133°E / 33.917; 8.133Coordinates: 33°55′N 8°08′E / 33.917°N 8.133°E / 33.917; 8.133
Country Tunisia
Created June 21, 1956
Capital Tozeur
Area
 • Total 4,719 km2 (1,822 sq mi)
Area rank Ranked 11th of 24
Population (2014)
 • Total 107,912
 • Rank Ranked 24th of 24
 • Density 23/km2 (59/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+01)
Postal prefix xx
ISO 3166 code TN-72

Tozeur (Arabic: توزرTauzar) is one of the 24 governorates (provinces) of Tunisia. It is situated in western Tunisia, bordering Algeria. It covers an area of 4,719 km² and has a population of 107,912 (2014 census).[1][2] The capital is Tozeur.

The following cities and towns are located in the Tozeur Governorate:

Administrative divisions[edit]

The Tozeur Governorate is divided into five delegations and further divided into 36 sectors (imada). The delegations with populations from the 2004 and 2014 censuses,[1] are listed below:

Degach Hazoua Nefta Tameghza Tozeur
2004 26,596 4,162 20,544 6,362 39,862
2014 28,543 4,700 21,731 6,516 46,422

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