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Kairouan Destination Guide
Touring Kairouan in Tunisia
Kairouan in the region of Al Qayrawān with its 119,794 citizens is a city located in Tunisia - some 79 mi or ( 127 km ) South of Tunis , the country's capital city .
Time in Kairouan is now 12:09 PM (Thursday) . The local timezone is named " Africa/Tunis " with a UTC offset of 1 hours. Depending on your travel resources, these more prominent places might be interesting for you: Tripoli, Tunis, Sousse, Sidi Bouzid, and Sfax. Being here already, consider visiting Tripoli . We collected some hobby film on the internet . Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation. Check out our recommendations for Kairouan ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.
buen vendedor de alfombras y cachondeo general ..
2008 Tunisia - Kairouan
Tunisia Tour 4x4, 31 Dicembre 2007 parte 2 (3 di 11)
Kairouan, città santa capolavoro dell'Islam, e souk nella medina. Proseguimento per Tozeur via Gafsa ..
Great Mosque of Kairouan Cisterns
Hatem, our badass guide, shows us what's the dilyo ..
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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.
Located at 35.68 10.10 (Lat./Long.); Less than 1 km away
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.
Located at 35.67 10.10 (Lat./Long.); Less than 1 km away
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.
Located at 35.67 10.11 (Lat./Long.); Less than 2 km away
Raqada or Raqâda (رقادة) is the site of the second capital of the dynasty of Aghlabids (9th century) located about ten kilometers southwest of Kairouan(also Qairawan; capital of Tunisia). The site now houses the National Museum of Islamic Art.
Located at 35.60 10.06 (Lat./Long.); Less than 10 km away
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.
Located at 35.70 10.20 (Lat./Long.); Less than 10 km away
Information of geographic nature is based on public data provided by geonames.org, CIA world facts book, Unesco, DBpedia and wikipedia. Weather is based on NOAA GFS.