Jendouba Governorate

Jendouba Governorate (Tunisian Arabic: ولاية جندوبة Wilāyat Jandūbah pronounced [ˌʒænˈduːbæ]) is one of the twenty-four governorates of Tunisia. It is predominantly in the high hills of the Tell Atlas north-western Tunisia, bordering Algeria and the Mediterranean Sea. It covers an area of 3,102 km2 and has a population of 401,477 (2014 census).[1] The capital is Jendouba.

Jendouba Governorate
جندوبة
Map of Tunisia with Jendouba highlighted
Map of Tunisia with Jendouba highlighted
Subdivisions of Jendouba Governorate
Subdivisions of Jendouba Governorate
Coordinates: 36°30′N 8°47′E / 36.500°N 8.783°E / 36.500; 8.783Coordinates: 36°30′N 8°47′E / 36.500°N 8.783°E / 36.500; 8.783
Country Tunisia
Created21 June 1956
CapitalJendouba
Government
 • GovernorSamir Kouka (since 2022)
Area
 • Total3,102 km2 (1,198 sq mi)
 • RankRanked 15th of 24
Population
 (2014)
 • Total401,477
 • RankRanked 12th of 24
 • Density130/km2 (340/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01 (CET)
Postal prefix
xx
ISO 3166 codeTN-32

Administrative divisionsEdit

The governorate is divided into nine delegations (mutamadiyat), listed below with their populations at the 2004 and 2014 Censuses:[2]

Delegation Area
in km2
Population
2004 Census
Population
2014 Census
Aïn Draham 489 40,372 35,400
Balta-Bou Aouane 297 42,229 38,764
Bou Salem 286 36,061 35,501
Fernana 391 52,690 47,690
Ghardimaou 507 67,955 64,170
Jendouba Sud 255 68,597 72,337
Jendouba Nord 298 44,195 40,779
Oued Meliz 200 19,015 17,843
Tabarka 374 45,494 48,993

The following eight municipalities are located in Jendouba Governorate:

Code Municipality Population
(2014)[3]
2211 Jendouba 45,431
2212 Bou Salem 21,638
2213 Tabarka 19,770
2214 Aïn Draham 9,659
2215 Fernana 3,831
2216 Beni M'Tir 784
2217 Ghardimaou 19,495
2218 Oued Melliz 2,388


Notable peopleEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ (in French) Census 2014 (National Institute of Statistics) Archived 2014-10-29 at the Wayback Machine
  2. ^ Institut National de la Statistique Tunisie (web).
  3. ^ Recensement Général de la Population et de l'Habitat 2014 – Population, logements et ménages par commune et arrondissement [Census 2014 results – population, accommodation and households per municipality and delegation] (Report) (in French). National Institute of Statistics. 1 April 2015. Retrieved 18 February 2016.

External linksEdit