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Sfax Governorate
The Sfax Governorate (Arabic: ولاية صفاقسWilāyat Ṣafāqis) is one of the governorates of Tunisia. The governorate has a population of 955,421 (2014)[1] and an area of 7,545 km².[2] Its capital is Sfax. It is along the east coast of Tunisia, and includes the Kerkennah Islands.
Sfax
ولاية صفاقس
Governorate

Map of Tunisia with Sfax highlighted

Subdivisions of Sfax Governorate
Coordinates: 34°44′N 10°46′E
CountryTunisia
CreatedJune 21, 1956
CapitalSfax
Area
 • Total7,545 km2 (2,913 sq mi)
Area rankRanked 6th of 24
Population (2014)
 • Total955,421
 • RankRanked 2nd of 24
 • Density130/km2 (330/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01 (CET)
Postal prefix30xx
Calling code74
ISO 3166 codeTN-61
Administrative divisions
The following sixteen municipalities are located in Sfax Governorate:
CodeMunicipalityPopulation
(2014)[3]
3411Sfax272,801
3412Sakiet Ezzit53,243
3413Chihia26,300
3414Sakiet Eddaïer45,767
3415Gremda40,858
3416El Ain43,337
3417Thyna33,419
3418Agareb11,513
3419Jebiniana7,190
3420El Hencha7,575
3421Menzel Chaker2,278
3422Ghraïba, Tunisia3,251
3423Bir Ali Ben Khélifa4,905
3424Skhira11,912
3425Mahares15,878
3426Kerkennah15,501

The largest airport in the region is the Sfax–Thyna International Airport.
The area code for telephoning to the Sfax governorate is 30.[4]
References
  1. ^ (in French) Census 2014 (National Institute of Statistics) Archived 2014-10-29 at the Wayback Machine
  2. ^ Official site of the Sfax Governorate
  3. ^ 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.
  4. ^ Graham Rhind Tunisia. Global Sourcebook for International Data Management at grcdi.nl
Last edited on 24 February 2021, at 16:13
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