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La Goulette
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La Goulette (French pronunciation: ​[la ɡulɛt]), known in Arabic as Halq al-Wadi (حلق الواديḤalq el-Wād), is a municipality and the port of Tunis, Tunisia. The Kasbah fortress was built in 1535 by Charles I of Spain but was captured by the Ottoman Turks in 1574. La Goulette is located at around 36°49′5″N 10°18′18″E.
La Goulette
حلق الوادي

Panorama of La Goulette
La Goulette
Location in Tunisia
Coordinates: 36°49′5″N 10°18′18″E
Country
Tunisia
GovernorateTunis Governorate
Population (2014)
 • Total45,711
Time zoneUTC1 (CET)
The name derives from the "gullet", a channel where the city is located, not from the ship type schooner, called goélette, gulet, goleta or goletta in French, Turkish, Spanish and Italian.
La Goulette is linked to Tunis by the TGM railway.
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Last edited on 26 April 2021, at 00:37
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