Hammam Chott is a town and commune in the Ben Arous Governorate, Tunisia. It is located 20 kilometers from Tunis, in the southern suburbs, it is a popular seaside resort town. On 1 October 1985, Hammam Chott was bombarded by the Israeli Air Force in Operation Wooden Leg. Chott in Arabic means "beach", appropriate due to Hammam Chott's location on the Gulf of Tunis. List of cities in Tunisia
Metline is a commune and town on the Mediterranean coast, in the Bizerte Governorate of northern Tunisia. As of 2004, it had a population of 7,370, it is located 60 kilometres north of Tunis, 28 kilometres southeast of Bizerte and 6 kilometres northwest of Ras Jebel. The commune of Metline occupies a peninsula extending between the mountains, the sea and the forest, with a coastline of more than 6 kilometres. Cape Zebib is 2 kilometres to the northeast; the commune was created on May 3, 1967. Founded in the sixteenth century, there are traces of a Roman city, Benvenutum, as well as ninth century strongholds from the times of the Aghlabids dynasty. Metline fought against the Spanish during the 1574 conquests. Ottoman soldiers settled in the area thereafter and may have leant the name Metline to the town as many of the soldiers were from Mytilene, Greece. At the beginning of the seventeenth century, a second wave of settlement brought Moors who were driven out of Andalusia when it was reconquered by the Catholics in 1492.
A World War II battery at Metline consisted of two naval turrets. Metline has a small administrative center for services as it is a center for agricultural commercial operations of the surrounding countryside, inclufing vegetables and fodder. A small fishing harbor at Cape Zebib supports the local fishing industry. A festival in June honors the Spicara maena, called Chawri in Metline. Handmade embroidery in original and Ottoman motifs are of similar styles to those found in the former Ottoman territories of Eastern Europe. A wind farm project with 46 wind turbines was expected to be completed by 2011. Turkish loan words, such as that for violet and barracks have entered the language. Typical dishes include a traditional macaroni; the town, built on a steep slope, is known for its "cubic, terraced dwellings and arcaded streets in the Andalusian style", as is the nearby village of El Alia. The most prominent landmark is the Great Mosque of Metline, with its square minaret. List of cities in Tunisia
Testour is a small town located in the north of Tunisia. The town is perched on the hills of Medjerda Valley, 20 km south-west of Medjez-el-Bab, the crossroads between Tunis, Béja, the north of Tunisia, it was known during the Roman period, as Tichilla, which means the green grass as it is situated in the mouth of Siliana valley. It was rebuilt by Muslim and Jewish refugees from Andalusia who gave it a distinctive character in building and layout. Today it is a popular pilgrimage for Jews; the city host an international festival of Malouf and traditional Maghrebi music since 1967. Testour is twinned with: Chefchaouen, Morocco Serpa, Portugal Gibellina, Italy Overview of Testour Guide of Testour
Raoued is a town and commune in the Ariana Governorate, Tunisia. As of 2014 it had a total population of 84,312. List of cities in Tunisia Official Website
Chenini Nahal is a town and commune in the Gabès Governorate, Tunisia. As of 2004 it had a population of 14,152. List of cities in Tunisia
Aousja spelled Ousja or Aousdja is a small town and commune located in Ghar El Melh district in the Bizerte Governorate of northern Tunisia, between El Alia and Ras Jebel, 48 kilometers north of Tunis. As of 2014 it had a population of 5126 inhabitants.60% of the male population of Aousja works in the culture of potatoes, their average salary being about 180 dinars per month. Since 1998 a potato festival has been held annually in July, to the producer of the largest potato is awarded. Furthermore, 35% of women work in the textile industry, their salary average is about 100 dinars per month
Mateur is a town in northern Tunisia. It is located at around 37°2′24″N 9°39′59″E, close to the Lac Ichkeul National Park. Located in the southwest of the governorate of Bizerte, Mateur is the county seat of a delegation of 61,919 inhabitants while its town counts 49,785 inhabitants divided in 8735 families and occupy 7120 accommodation according to the magazine edited by the municipality of Mateur. Concerning the etymological root of the name of the city, some people see a Latin origin: Matarensis would have been the name of an oppidum located on the site of Mateur during the ancient period, it is known in different epochs under other names as Materense, Matari, Mataris and Mataritanae. On the other hand, the Arabists see a rapprochement with the term of Matra which means "precipitation", referring to the rainfall level of the region; this city, the first town council of, installed on October 12, 1898, was considered to be an important strategical point during the Second World War. It is to note that the municipality of Mateur celebrated the 110th birthday during year 2008.
The city is located in the middle of a first-rate agrarian region owing to the fecundity of the lands of the ambient lowland. An important market is held there every Friday and Saturday in the course of which they notably sell there the stock and grain, it unites producers of the neighbouring purchasers come from whole Tunisia. Mateur counts 2 industrial zones where is installed about twenty foreign firms working in various areas: wiring, telecommunications, textile industry, etc. Nearby is the national park of Ichkeul, which contains sites protected by many international institutions, owing to the diversity of its fauna and its flora, it shelters the lake of the same name, the biggest natural lake of North Africa. Nowadays, the city has two establishments of higher education: The high of higher education of agriculture The High Institute of rapid sciences and electricity