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La Goulette

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La Goulette

La Goulette
حلق الوادي
La Goletta (Italian)
La Goleta (Spanish)
La Goulette is located in Tunisia
La Goulette
La Goulette
Location in Tunisia
Coordinates:
Country Tunisia
Governorate Tunis Governorate
Population (2014)
 • Total 45,711
Time zone CET (UTC1)

La Goulette (Tunisian Arabic: حلق الواديAbout this sound  , Italian: La Goletta) is the port of Tunis, the capital of 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 .

The name derives from the "gullet", a channel where the city is located, not from the ship type schooner, called goélette, goleta or goletta in French, Spanish and Italian.

La Goulette is linked to Tunis by the TGM railway.

External links

  • Media related to at Wikimedia Commons
  • lagoulette.net
  • 1996 film inspired by pre-1967 religious diversity in area
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