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Kairouan in a Nutshell

Located in the west central region of the country, the Governorate of Kairouan enjoys a privileged geographical position since it represents a crossroads between the north, south, the east and the west of the country. It is bordered by the governorates of Zaghouan, Siliana, Kasserine, Sidi Bouzid, Sfax, Sousse and Mahdia.

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Administrative Center Kairouan
Area 6,712 Km²
Number of Delegations 11
Number of Inhabitants 570,559 (April 2014)
Rate of Electrification 99.7 %
Rate of Access to Drinking Water 93.6 %
Rate of Urbanization 33.3 %
Rate of School Enrollment 98.85 %
Foreign Companies Located in the Governorate 50(2015)
FDI / Region 636,553 MTND (2015)
Number of Employment Positions 6,275  (2015)