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Medenine is one of the 24 governorates of Tunisia.GeographyThe governorate encompasses the south-easternmost coastal strip, totalling 9167 km² and had a population of 479,520 at the 2014 census. The capital is Medenine. The governorate includes the country's largest island, Djerba, which is connected by bridge and has approximately a quarter of the total population and its own airport.The area is generally lowlands. It extends in two projections at its extreme ends a maximum of 60 km from the coast, otherwise the neighbouring division of Tataouine is 30 km from the coast. The northern projection abuts Kebili Governorate and includes part of a long escarpment which extends from the south of Gabes Governorate (adjoining Medenine to the north) to beyond Tripoli in Libya and which is dotted with settlements. Precipitation is low and reaches a maximum between October and January, the far north of the governorate and western hill range benefiting from this most. Key settlements are those associated with ports, tourism, fishing, farming in more fertile parts within the north-east and oases.Administrative divisionsThe governorate is divided into nine delegations : Medenine Nord Medenine Sud Beni Khedech Ben Guerdane Zarzis Djerba Houmet Souk Djerba Midoun Djerba Ajim Sidi Makhloulf Seven municipalities are in Medenine Governorate:Medenine Governorate is in Tunisia. Our Tunisia trip itinerary planning site allows you to plan your trip to Medenine Governorate and a wealth of other destinations big and small.
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Tatouine - Chenenni - Ksar Ghuilaine - Matmata: 2 days visit BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $153
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