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Kairouan

قيروان
Map of Tunisia with Kairouan highlighted
Map of Tunisia with Kairouan highlighted
Country Tunisia
Created June 21, 1956
Area
 • Total 6,712 km2 (2,592 sq mi)
Area rank Ranked 9th of 24
Population
 (2014)
 • Total 570,559
 • Rank Ranked 5th of 24
 • Density 85.006/km2 (220.164/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+01 (CET)
Postal prefix
xx
ISO 3166 code TN-41

Kairouan Governorate (Tunisian Arabic: ولاية قيروانWilāyat Qiyrwān) is one of the twenty-four governorates of Tunisia. It is in the central-eastern part of the country. It covers an area of 6,712 km². As of the 2014 census, 570,559 people lived there. The capital is Kairouan.

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