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Nefzaoua (نفزاوة) is a region of south-west Tunisia, bounded by Chott el Jerid to the west, the Grand Erg Oriental to the south and the Dahar plateau to the east.[1]

Administratively, the territory is in the Kebili Governorate and covers 2.208 million hectares, including 15,300 hectares of oasis. Historically the region attracted missionaries.


  1. ^ The oases of the region Nefzaoua, Mongi Sghaier,, Ed. Institute of Arid Regions Medenine, August 1999