Sidi Aïch (Tunisia)

Sidi Aïch (Arabic: سيدي عيش‎) is a small town, located at 35° 13′ 47″ N, 9° 07′ 46″ E in south-central Tunisia, it belongs to Gafsa Governorate and it is located in 29 km in the north of Gafsa.

Sidi Aïch

سيدي عيش
Sidi Aïch is located in Tunisia
Sidi Aïch
Sidi Aïch
Location in Tunisia
Coordinates: 35°13′47″N 9°7′46″E / 35.22972°N 9.12944°E / 35.22972; 9.12944Coordinates: 35°13′47″N 9°7′46″E / 35.22972°N 9.12944°E / 35.22972; 9.12944
CountryFlag of Tunisia.svg Tunisia
GovernorateGafsa Governorate
Population
 (2004)
 • Total8,297 [1]
 • Ethnicities
Arab
 • Religions
Islam
Time zoneUTC1 (CET)
Postal code
1250

This city was the birth place of Mohammed Gammoudi, athlete and first Olympic champion from Tunisia.

Ruins near the town have been tentatively identified with Gemellae a Roman era civitas in the Roman Province of Byzacena.

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