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Gafsa in a Nutshell

The Governorate of Gafsa is located south-west of Tunisia, between the high steppes and the Sahara. Surrounded by five governorates in the center of three economic regions, the city of Gafsa is a hyphen between the country of the grain and that of the dates and it is one of the oldest cities of the country. Primarily known as a mining region, phosphate is its first wealth.

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Administrative Center Gafsa
Area 7,807 Km²
Number of Delegations 11
Number of Inhabitants 349,700 (April 2014)
Rate of Electrification 99.6 %
Rate of Access to Drinking Water 98.4 %
Rate of Urbanization 74.1 %
Rate of School Enrollment 96.5 %
Foreign Companies Located in the Governorate 12 (2015)
FDI 56,013 M TND (2015)
Number of Employment Positions 1,860 (2015)