Ben Arous Governorate
: ولاية بن عروس
Wilāyat Bin ‘Arūs
) is one of the twenty-four governorates
. It is in the north-east of Tunisia and adjoins smaller Tunis Governorate. It covers an area of 761 km²
and had a population of 712,172 as at the 2019 census.
The capital is Ben Arous
The governorate is centred 10 kilometres (6.2 mi) from the capital and surrounded by the governorates of Tunis
, and Nabeul
. It has a short coastline, along the Gulf of Tunis
to the northeast including the country's main commercial port, Radès
Resources and production
Administrative divisions Ben Arous
Administratively, the governorate is divided into twelve delegations
), eleven municipalities
, six rural councils, and 75 sectors (imadas
The delegations and their populations from the 2004 and 2014 censuses,
are listed below:
Eleven municipalities are in Ben Arous Governorate:
- ^ a b c d e f (in French) "tunisieindustrie.nat.tn".
- ^ a b "2014 Tunisian census data". Archived from the original on 2015-05-18.
- ^ (in French) Census 2014 (National Institute of Statistics) Archived 2014-10-29 at the Wayback Machine
- ^ 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.
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