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Kairouan Destination Guide

Touring Kairouan in Tunisia.

Kairouan in the region of Al Qayrawān with it's 119,794 citizens is located in Tunisia - some 79 mi (or 127 km) South of Tunis, the country's capital city.

Map of the area of Kairouan in Tunisia

Time in Kairouan is now 11:48 AM (Wednesday). The local timezone is named "Africa / Tunis" with an UTC offset of 1 hours. Depending on your travel resources, these more prominent places might be interesting for you: Tripoli, Tunis, Sousse, Sidi Bouzid, Sfax or Amara Ben Sliman. Being here already, consider visiting Kairouan, Dar el Allani, El Mourstane, Dar Salah Ben Zaroug and Dar Bach Mufti. We collected some hobby films in the internet. Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation.


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Weather Conditions Today & Next Days Forecast

35°C / 95 °F Moderate rain
Morning Temperature 26°C / 78 °F
Evening Temperature 29°C / 84 °F
Night Temperature 23°C / 73 °F
Chance of rainfall 3%
Air Humidity 35%
Air Pressure 1013.4 hPa
Wind Speed Light breeze with 3 km/h (2 mph) from North
Cloud Conditions Clear sky, covering 0% of sky
General Conditions Moderate rain

Thursday, 27th of July 2017
Sky is clear, light breeze, clear sky.
Sky is clear Day: 33°C (92 °F)
Night: 24°C (76 °F)
Friday, 28th of July 2017
Sky is clear, light breeze, clear sky.
Sky is clear Day: 36°C (97 °F)
Night: 26°C (79 °F)
Saturday, 29th of July 2017
Light rain, gentle breeze, clear sky.
Light rain Day: 38°C (101 °F)
Night: 26°C (79 °F)

Videos

Kairouan - juin 2012

07:38 min ( July 28, 2012 by promoitv)
Views: 504 - Rating: 5/5

Visite de la ville de Kairouan pendant une apres midi. Ont a visité le bassin des Aglabides qui est totalement a l'abandon et un mauselée. Le restant de la journée ont fait une promenade dans la mo...

Pools of rain in Kairouan Tunisia

00:56 min ( February 12, 2012 by رحال الخبر- وائل الدغفق)
Views: 341 - Rating: 5/5

862 . - Pools Alagalba in the city of Kairouan in Tunisia called pools Dahmani, which was built in 862 AD in the era of the rule of Alagalba is similar to a large extent ...


Kairouan-Another World Heritage Site Ten...

02:38 min ( December 15, 2010 by TripAdvisorTRIPWOWu)
Views: 292 - Rating: 1/5

Preview of Tendashseven's blog at TravelPod. Read the full blog here: www.travelpod.com This blog preview was made by TravelPod using the TripAdvisor TripWow slideshow creator. Learn more about these ...

Smooth Landing into Tunis Aprilrain's ph...

00:57 min ( February 15, 2011 by TripAdvisorTRIPWOW2)
Views: 151 - Rating: 0/5

Preview of Aprilrain's blog at TravelPod. Read the full blog here: www.travelpod.com This blog preview was made by TravelPod using the TripAdvisor TripWow slideshow creator. Learn more about these vid...


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Interesting facts about this location

Mosque of Uqba

The Mosque of Uqba, also known as the Great Mosque of Kairouan (جامع القيروان الأكبر), is one of the most important mosques in Tunisia, situated in the UNESCO World Heritage town of Kairouan.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 35.68, 10.1 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 0 mi away.
Tags:670s architecture, 9th-century architecture, Arabic architecture, Arcades (architecture), Islamic architecture, Kairouan, Moorish architecture, Mosques in Tunisia, Tunisian architecture, Umayyad architecture

Stade Ali Zouaoui

Stade Ali Zouaoui is a multi-use stadium in Kairouan, Tunisia. It is currently used by football team Jeunesse Sportive Kairouanaise. The stadium holds 15,000 people.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 35.68, 10.1 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi away.
Tags:Football venues in Tunisia, Kairouan

Kairouan

Kairouan, also known as Kirwan or al-Qayrawan, is the capital of the Kairouan Governorate in Tunisia. Referred to as the Islamic Cultural Capital, it is a UNESCO World Heritage site. The city was founded by the Arabs around 670. In the period of Caliph Mu'awiya (reigned 661-680), it became an important centre for Islamic and Quranic learning, and thus attracting a large number of Muslims from various parts of the world, next only to Mecca and Medina.

More reading: Kairouan homepage
Located at 35.68, 10.1 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi away.
Tags:Amṣar, Arabic architecture, Archaeological sites in Tunisia, Cities in Tunisia, Communes of Tunisia, Holy cities, Kairouan, Populated places established in the 7th century, Populated places in Kairouan Governorate, World Digital Library related, World Heritage Sites in Tunisia

Hani Airfield

Hani Airfield is an abandoned World War II military airfield in Tunisia, which was located near Hani, "six miles east of Kairouan" (Al Qayrawan) ; about 125 km south-southwest of Tunis. It was a temporary airfield built by the United States Army Corps of Engineers, used by the United States Army Air Force Ninth Air Force during the Tunisian Campaign.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 35.68, 10.1 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 6 mi away.
Tags:Airfields of the United States Army Air Forces in Tunisia, World War II desert airfields

Kairouan Airfield

Kairouan Airfield is an abandoned military airfield in Tunisia, which is located approximately 11 km south-southeast of Kairouan, 126 km south of Tunis. It was a major Troop Carrier unit base of the United States Army Air Force Twelfth Air Force during the North African Campaign.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 35.68, 10.1 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 7 mi away.
Tags:Airfields of the United States Army Air Forces in Tunisia, Kairouan, World War II desert airfields

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