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|Commune and town|
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|Governorate||Ben Arous Governorate|
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Hammam Chott is a town and commune in the Ben Arous Governorate, Tunisia. It is located 20 kilometers from the capital, Tunis, in the southern suburbs of Tunis. It is a popular seaside resort town.
On 1 October 1985, Hammam Chott was bombarded by the Israeli Air Force in Operation Wooden Leg.
Origin of name
This coastal city - Chott in Arabic means "beach" which is appropriate due to Hammam Chott's location at the bottom of the Gulf of Tunis.
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