Mahdia Governorate


Mahdia Governorate
Mahdia
ولاية المهدية
—  Governorate  —
Map of Tunisia with Mahdia highlighted
Coordinates: 35°30′N 11°04′E / 35.5°N 11.067°E / 35.5; 11.067Coordinates: 35°30′N 11°04′E / 35.5°N 11.067°E / 35.5; 11.067
Country Tunisia
Created June 5, 1974
Capital Mahdia
Government
 - Governor
Area
 - Total 2,966 km2 (1,145.2 sq mi)
Area rank Ranked 16th of 24
Population (2007)
 - Total 386,600
 - Rank Ranked 14th of 24
 - Density 130.3/km2 (337.6/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+01)
Postal prefix xx
ISO 3166 code TN-53

Mahdia Governorate (Arabic: ولاية المهدية‎) is one of the twenty-four governorates (provinces) of Tunisia. It is situated in central-eastern Tunisia. It covers an area of 2,966 km² and has a population of 378,000 (2004 census). The capital is Mahdia.

The following cities and towns are located in the Mahdia Governorate:



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