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Coat of arms of Kebili
Map of Tunisia with Kebili highlighted
Creation Date September 1981
Capital Kebili
33°42′7″N 8°58′25″E / 33.70194°N 8.97361°E / 33.70194; 8.97361
Largest city Kebili
Demonym Kebilian (Arabic: قبلاوي, Kebelawi‎)
Governor Ibrahim El-Breeki (Democratic Constitutional Rally)
Area  Ranked 2
Total 22,084 km2 (8,527 sq mi)
Population  Ranked 22
Total (2007) 146,500
Density 7 /km2 (18 /sq mi)
Postal code prefix 42xx
Calling 75-4
ISO 3166-2 TN-73

Kebili Governorate (Arabic: ولاية قبلي‎) is one of the twenty-four governorates (provinces) of Tunisia. It is situated in south-western Tunisia, bordering Algeria. It covers an area of 22,084 square kilometres (8,527 sq mi) and has a population of 143,000 (2004 census). The capital is Kebili.


Kebili climate is very difficult in winter (very cold at night) and in summer (high temperature). The region is very nice to visit in spring and in the end of the fall.

Kebili contains a significant part of Tunisia’s largest salt pan, which is known as Chott el-Jerid.


  • Douz North
  • Douz South
  • Faouar
  • Kebili North
  • Kebili South
  • Souk El Ahed

Towns and Villages

Coordinates: 33°42′7″N 8°58′25″E / 33.70194°N 8.97361°E / 33.70194; 8.97361



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