Agareb - Wikipedia
Agareb
This article is about the village in Tunisia. For the village in Syria that is also known as "Agareb", see Uqayribat.
Agareb (Tunisian Arabic: عقارب‎‎) is a coastal town and commune in eastern Tunisia in the Sfax Governorate. It lies 20 kilometres from Sfax. As of 2004 it had a population of 9610.[1]
Agareb
Commune and town
Agareb
Location in Tunisia
Coordinates: 34°26′N 10°19′E
Country
 Tunisia
GovernorateSfax Governorate
Population (2014)
 • Total11,513
Time zoneUTC1 (CET)
It was founded by an Islamic saint of the fourteenth century, named Brahim ben Yaakoub Sid Agareb صيد (أسد) عقارب‎.
Agareb has a large industrial area which includes one of largest tile plants in Tunisia. Pastoral and olive production are important.
References
^ Recensement de 2004 (Institut national de la statistique)
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Last edited on 18 August 2017, at 04:02
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