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Sousse Governorate

ولاية سوسة
Map of Tunisia with Sousse highlighted
Map of Tunisia with Sousse highlighted
Country Tunisia
Created June 21, 1956
Capital Sousse
 • Total 2,669 km2 (1,031 sq mi)
Area rank Ranked 19th of 24
Population (2014)
 • Total 674,971
 • Rank Ranked 4th of 24
 • Density 250/km2 (650/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+01)
Postal prefix xx
ISO 3166 code TN-51

Sousse Governorate (Tunisian Arabic: ولاية سوسةWilāyat Sūsah pronounced ) is one of the twenty-four governorates (provinces) of Tunisia. It is situated in north-eastern Tunisia and covers an area of 2,621 km² and has a population of 674,971 (2014 census).[1] The capital is Sousse.

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

The governorate is sub-divided into 15 Delegations:[2]

  • Akouda
  • Bouficha
  • Enfidha
  • Hammam Sousse
  • Hergla
  • Kalaa Kebira
  • Kalaa Sghira
  • Kondar
  • M'Saken
  • Sidi Bou Ali
  • Sidi El Heni
  • Sousse Jaouhara
  • Sousse Medina
  • Sousse Riadh
  • Sousse Sidi Abdelhamid


  1. ^ (French) Census 2014 (National Institute of Statistics)
  2. ^ Portail de l'industrie Tunisienne"Gouvernorat de Sousse" , in French

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