Hajeb El Ayoun

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Hajeb El Ayoun
حاجب العيون
Commune and town
Country  Tunisia
Governorate Kairouan Governorate
Elevation 490 ft (150 m)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)

Hajeb El Ayoun (حاجب العيون) is a town and commune in the Kairouan Governorate, Tunisia. As of 2004 it had a population of 9,648.[1] Attached to the governorate of Kairouan, it is a town of 9648 inhabitants in 2004 It is also the capital of a district of 35 403 inhabitants. [2][3]

It is located at 35° 23′N, 9° 32′ E on the shores of Lake of Sidi Saad Dam, the largest in the Tunisia, which enables the development of agricultureal irrigation. The economy includes olive and apricot production.

See also


  1. (French) Recensement de 2004 (Institut national de la statistique)
  2. (French) Recensement de 2004 (Institut national de la statistique)
  3. Décret du 6 mai 2013 modifiant le décret du 23 septembre 2011 portant nomination de délégations spéciales dans certaines communes du territoire de la République tunisienne (Hajeb El Ayoun), Journal officiel de la République tunisienne, n°39, 14 mai 2013, p. 1462

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