: ولاية ڨفصة
) is one of the 24 governorates
. It is situated in central Tunisia, bordering Algeria
. It covers an area of 7807 km²
and has a population of 337,331 (2014 census).
The capital of the city is Gafsa
- ruled by Malek Necibi
- whom all the heads of local municipalities report to.
Administratively, the governorate is divided into eleven delegations
), eight municipalities
, nine rural councils, and 76 sectors (imadas
The delegations and their populations from the 2004 and 2014 censuses,
are listed below: