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Map of Tunisia with Tunis highlighted
Map of Tunisia with Tunis highlighted
Country Tunisia
Created June 1956
Capital Tunis
 • Total 346 km2 (134 sq mi)
Area rank Ranked 24th of 24
 • Total 1,056,247
 • Rank Ranked 1st of 24
 • Density 3,053/km2 (7,907/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Tunisois
(Tunisian Arabic: تونسي, Tounsi)
Time zone UTC+01 (CET)
Postal prefix
Calling code 71
ISO 3166 code TN-11

Tunis Governorate (Tunisian Arabic: ولاية تونس Wilāyat Tūnis) is one of the twenty-four governorates of Tunisia. It is in the northeastern part of the country. It covers an area of 346 km². As of the 2014 census, 1,056,247 people lived there. The capital is Tunis, which is also the national capital. It is the smallest governorate of the country by area and is also the most populated governorate of the country.

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