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Sfax

صفاقس
Map of Tunisia with Sfax highlighted
Map of Tunisia with Sfax highlighted
Country Tunisia
Created June 21, 1956
Area
 • Total 7,545 km2 (2,913 sq mi)
Area rank Ranked 6th of 24
Population
 (2014)
 • Total 955,421
 • Rank Ranked 2nd of 24
 • Density 126.630/km2 (327.969/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+01 (CET)
Postal prefix
30xx
Calling code 74
ISO 3166 code TN-61

Sfax Governorate (Arabic: ولاية صفاقس Wilāyat Ṣafāqis) is one of the twenty-four governorates of Tunisia. It is in the eastern coast of the country, and includes the Kerkennah Islands. It covers an area of 7,545 km². As of the 2014 census, 955,421 people lived there. The capital is Sfax.

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