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Houmt Souk Destination Guide

Delve into Houmt Souk in Tunisia!

Houmt Souk in the region of Madanīn with it's 62,583 residents is a city in Tunisia - some 207 mi (or 333 km) South of Tunis, the country's capital.

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Current time in Houmt Souk is now 10:28 PM (Thursday). The local timezone is named "Africa / Tunis" with an UTC offset of 1 hours. Depending on your travel modalities, these larger destinations might be interesting for you: Zuwarah, Tripoli, Wadran, Wadi az Zabib, Tunis or Al Harah al Kabirah. While being here, make sure to check out Mellita, Houmt Souk, Hawmat al Hashshan, Hawmat al Fawqanin, El Guecheine and Erriadh as well. We encountered some videos in the web. Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation.

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HOUMT - SOUK - Ile de Djerba

02:17 min ( January 24, 2010 by Michounet1947)
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2007-10-20b - HOUMT - SOUK - Promenade dans les souks - Ile de Djerba - Tunisie Photos sur Flickr : SFAX - DJERBA www.flickr.com À propos de l'album 54 éléments SFAX - DJERBA 7ème Jour - Samedi 20...

Tunesien - Djerba - Bootsausflug Houmt S...

08:16 min ( July 04, 2012 by Peter Menzel)
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PMMedia1: Im Hafen von Houmt Souk werden Schiffsausflüge angeboten, die ganz auf den Tourismus ausgerichtet sind und werbewirksam als Piratenfahrt bezeichnet werden. Wir nutzen diese Möglichkeit und...

Tunesien - Djerba - Inselrundfahrt Guell...

08:13 min ( June 23, 2012 by Peter Menzel)
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PMMedia1: Die Insel Djerba ist 514 km² groß und liegt nur fünf Kilometer von der südtunesischen Küste entfernt. Wir machen eine Inselrundfahrt und wollen das Leben der Bewohner kennenlernen. Im T...

Tunesien - Hotel El Mouradi Djerba Menze...

04:24 min ( April 27, 2010 by Peter Menzel)
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PMMedia1: Die Insel Djerba, nur drei Flugstunden von Deutschland entfernt, ist das Tor zu einer exotischen Welt. Ein Paradies sagen die Einheimischen, eine perfekte Urlaubswelt, meinen Touristen. Luxu...

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Interesting facts about this location

Ghriba synagogue bombing

The Ghriba synagogue bombing was a deadly bombing carried out by Niser bin Muhammad Nasr Nawar in Tunisia on the El Ghriba synagogue. On April 11, 2002, a natural gas truck fitted with explosives drove past security barriers at the ancient Ghriba Synagogue on the Tunisian island of Djerba. The truck detonated at the front of the synagogue, killing 14 German tourists, three Tunisians, and two French nationals. More than 30 others were wounded.

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Located at 33.88, 10.86 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 4 mi away.
Tags:2002 in Tunisia, 21st-century attacks on synagogues and Jewish communal organizations, Djerba, Islam and antisemitism, Jews and Judaism in Tunisia, Mass murder in 2002, Suicide car and truck bombings, Terrorism in Tunisia, Terrorist attacks on places of worship, Terrorist incidents in 2002

El Ghriba synagogue

The ancient El Ghriba Synagogue,, also known as the Djerba Synagogue, is located on the Tunisian island of Djerba. It is situated in the Jewish village of Hara Seghira, (currently known as Er-Riadh), several kilometres southwest of Houmt Souk, the capital of Djerba.

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Located at 33.88, 10.86 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 4 mi away.
Tags:Djerba, Jewish pilgrimage sites, Synagogues in Tunisia

Djerba–Zarzis International Airport

Djerba–Zarzis International Airport is an airport serving the island of Djerba in Tunisia.

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Located at 33.88, 10.86 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 5 mi away.
Tags:Airports in Tunisia, Djerba


Djerba, also transliterated as Jerba or Jarbah, is, at 514 km², the largest island of North Africa, located in the Gulf of Gabes, off the coast of Tunisia.

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Located at 33.88, 10.86 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 7 mi away.
Tags:Djerba, Historic Jewish communities, Islands of Tunisia, Mediterranean islands, Ottoman Tunisia, Titular sees in Africa


Ajim is a commune and port located on the Island of Djerba off the west coast of Tunisia. It is Djerba's main fishing port and the closest city to the African continent. It had a population of 24,166 at the 2004 census. The city and surrounding areas were used as a filming location for Star Wars. Tourists can visit buildings featured in the original movie, including Obi-Wan Kenobi's house and the Mos Eisley Cantina.

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Located at 33.88, 10.86 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 13 mi away.
Tags:Communes of Tunisia, Djerba, Populated places in Tunisia