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Hajeb El Ayoun

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Country  Tunisia
Elevation  490 ft (150 m)
Local time  Tuesday 10:20 PM
Governorate  Kairouan Governorate
Time zone  CET (UTC+1)
Weather  12°C, Wind NE at 5 km/h, 82% Humidity

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. 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.

Map of Hajeb El Ayoun, Tunisia

It is located at 35° 23′N, 9° 32′E and across fields from the west shores of Sidi Saad lake having the largest dam in Tunisia, which enables agricultural irrigation in the surrounding fields. The economy includes olive and apricot production.

Ruins near the town have tentatively been identified with the remains of a Roman era town of Masclianae.


Hajeb El Ayoun Wikipedia

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