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Béja Governorate

Béja
باجة
Governorate
Map of Tunisia with Béja highlighted
Map of Tunisia with Béja highlighted
Coordinates:
Country Tunisia
Created June 21, 1956[1]
Capital Béja
Area
 • Total 3,740 km2 (1,440 sq mi)
Area rank Ranked 14th of 24
Population (2014)
 • Total 303,032
 • Rank Ranked 18th of 24
 • Density 81/km2 (210/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+01)
Postal prefix xx
ISO 3166 code TN-31

Béja Governorate (Tunisian Arabic: ولاية باجةWilāyat Bājah pronounced ) is one of the twenty-four governorates of Tunisia. It is situated in northern Tunisia. It covers an area of 3,740 km²[1] and has a population of 303,032(2014 census).[2][3] The capital is Béja.

Geography

The governorate is located 105 kilometres (65 mi) from the capital and surrounded by the governorates of Bizerte, Zaghouan, Manouba, Siliana, and Jendouba.

The average temperature is 18 °C and annual rainfall is 350-1000 millimeters.[1]


Administrative divisions

Administratively, the governorate is divided into nine delegations (mutamadiyat), eight municipalities, eight rural councils, and 101 sectors (imadas).[1] The delegations and their populations from the 2004 and 2014 censuses,[2] are listed below:

Delegation Population in 2004 Population in 2014
Amdoun 22,484 21,187
Béja Nord 67,471 71,198
Béja Sud 38,396 38,101
Goubellat 16,383 15,762
Medjez El Bab 38,964 41,749
Nefza 53,195 48,101
Teboursouk 24,327 22,115
Testour 32,772 33,613
Tibar 10,509 11,206

The following cities and towns are located in the Béja Governorate:

References

  1. ^ a b c d (French) "tunisieindustrie.nat.tn". 
  2. ^ a b "2014 Tunisian census data". 
  3. ^ (French) Census 2014 (National Institute of Statistics)
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