Bizerte Governorate

governorate in Tunisia

Bizerte Governorate (Arabic: ولاية بنزرتWilāyat Benzart) is one of the 24 governorates of Tunisia. It is in the northern part of the country. It covers an area of 3,750 km².[1] As of the 2014 census, 568,219 people lived there.[2][3] The capital is Bizerte.

Bizerte

بنزرت
Map of Tunisia with Bizerte highlighted
Map of Tunisia with Bizerte highlighted
Coordinates: 37°16′N 9°52′E / 37.267°N 9.867°E / 37.267; 9.867Coordinates: 37°16′N 9°52′E / 37.267°N 9.867°E / 37.267; 9.867
Country Tunisia
CreatedJune 21, 1956[1]
CapitalBizerte
Area
 • Total3,750 km2 (1,450 sq mi)
Area rankRanked 13th of 24
Population
 (2014)
 • Total568,219
 • RankRanked 7th of 24
 • Density150/km2 (390/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01 (CET)
Postal prefix
xx
ISO 3166 codeTN-23

ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 (in French) "tunisieindustrie.nat.tn". Archived from the original on 2009-02-17.
  2. "2014 Tunisian census data". Archived from the original on 2015-05-18.
  3. (in French) Census 2014 (National Institute of Statistics) Archived 2014-10-29 at the Wayback Machine