Kasserine Destination Guide
Explore Kasserine in Tunisia.
Kasserine in the region of Al Qaşrayn with it's 81,987 inhabitants is a place in Tunisia - some 136 mi (or 219 km) South-West of Tunis, the country's capital city.
Current time in Kasserine is now 02:36 AM (Thursday). The local timezone is named "Africa / Tunis" with an UTC offset of 1 hours. Depending on your budget, these more prominent locations might be interesting for you: Tunis, Tozeur, Sousse, Sidi Bouzid, Gafsa or Trapani. Since you are here already, make sure to check out and Kasserine. We also found some pictures.
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Interesting facts about this location
Kasserine is the capital city of the Kasserine Governorate, in west-central Tunisia. It is situated below Jebel ech Chambi, Tunisia's highest mountain. Its population is 76,243 (2004). In classical antiquity it was a Roman colony known as Colonia Cillilana or plain Cillium.
Located at 35.17, 8.84 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 0 mi away.
Battle of the Kasserine Pass
The Battle of the Kasserine Pass was a battle that took place during the Tunisia Campaign of World War II in February 1943. It was a series of battles fought around Kasserine Pass, a 2 mi wide gap in the Grand Dorsal chain of the Atlas Mountains in west central Tunisia. The Axis forces involved, led by Field Marshal Erwin Rommel, were primarily from the Afrika Korps Assault Group, elements of the Italian Centauro Armoured Division and two Panzer divisions detached from the 5th Panzer Army.
Located at 35.17, 8.84 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 8 mi away.
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