Jemmal is a city in the Monastir Governorate of Tunisia, located about 20 kilometres (12 mi) south of Monastir. As of 2014 it had a population of 50,275.[2] The city is well known for its historic Grand Mosque and is at the centre of a region of olive groves. A festival takes place each year during the olive harvest season in November or December. It is also an important industrial center for textiles and manufacturing; the manufacturing industry employs about half of Jemmal's active population. An industrial zone was established in 2005 on 7.5 hectares (.03 sq. miles), along the road that connects Jemmal to the town of Moknine.[1]

Jemmel
Commune and town
Jemmal's City Hall
Jemmal's City Hall
Jemmel is located in Tunisia
Jemmel
Jemmel
Coordinates: 35°38′24″N 10°45′36″E / 35.64000°N 10.76000°E / 35.64000; 10.76000Coordinates: 35°38′24″N 10°45′36″E / 35.64000°N 10.76000°E / 35.64000; 10.76000
Country Tunisia
GovernorateMonastir Governorate
Population
 (2014[1])
 • Total50,275
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)

Notable peopleEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "« Populations, logements et ménages par unités administratives et milieux »" (PDF). census.ins.tn (in French). Retrieved 11 January 2020.
  2. ^ "Résultats du Recensement 2004". Institu National de la Statistique. Archived from the original on 3 February 2016. Retrieved 28 January 2013.

External linksEdit

  •   Media related to Jemmal at Wikimedia Commons