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Moonlit landscape of Tataouine
Moonlit landscape of Tataouine
Map of Tunisia with Tataouine highlighted
Map of Tunisia with Tataouine highlighted
Country Tunisia
Created March 2, 1981
 • Total 38,889 km2 (15,015 sq mi)
Area rank Ranked 1st of 24
 • Total 149,453
 • Rank Ranked 23rd of 24
 • Density 3.84307/km2 (9.95350/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+01 (CET)
Postal prefix
ISO 3166 code TN-83

Tataouine Governorate (Tunisian Arabic: ولاية تطاوين<span title="Language abbreviation not recognized by template! transliteration" class="Unicode" style="white-space:normal; text-decoration: none">Wilāyat Taṭāwīn) is one of the twenty-four governorates of Tunisia. It is in the southern part of the country, the only one to border both Algeria and Libya. It is also the largest governorate of the country by area. It covers an area of 38,889 km². As of the 2014 census, 149,453 people lived there. The capital is Tataouine.

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