Gulf of Hammamet (Tunisian Arabic: خليج الحمامات‎) is a large gulf in northeastern Tunisia.

Gulf of Hammamet
Gulf of Hammamet is located in Tunisia
Gulf of Hammamet
Gulf of Hammamet
Location in Tunisia
Coordinates36°5′N 10°45′E / 36.083°N 10.750°E / 36.083; 10.750Coordinates: 36°5′N 10°45′E / 36.083°N 10.750°E / 36.083; 10.750
Native nameخليج الحمامات
Ocean/sea sourcesMediterranean
Basin countriesTunisia
Max. length32 km (20 mi)
Max. width75 km (47 mi)
SettlementsHammamet[1]

GeographyEdit

The Gulf of Hammamet is located south of the Cap Bon peninsula. To the other side of the Cape Bon Peninsula is the Gulf of Tunis.

Hammamet, a popular vacation resort city, lies at the northwestern edge of the gulf.[2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ GoogleEarth
  2. ^ "Hammamet". Mapcarta. Retrieved 11 November 2016.