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Kairouan Governorate

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Kairouan Governorate

Map of Tunisia with Kairouan highlighted
Map of Tunisia with Kairouan highlighted
Country Tunisia
Created June 21, 1956
Capital Kairouan
 • Total 6,712 km2 (2,592 sq mi)
Area rank Ranked 9th of 24
Population (2007)
 • Total 551,900
 • Rank Ranked 5th of 24
 • Density 82/km2 (210/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+01)
Postal prefix xx
ISO 3166 code TN-41

Kairouan Governorate (Arabic: ولاية القيروانWilāyat al-Qayrawān) is one of the twenty-four governorates of Tunisia. It is an inland province, situated in the centre of the country. It covers an area of 6,712 km² and has a population of 546,209 (2004 census). The capital is Kairouan.

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

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