Kairouan Tourism, Tunisia

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Kairouan (Arabic: القيروان‎‎ , also known as al-Qayrawan, is the capital of the Kairouan Governorate in Tunisia. It is a UNESCO World Heritage site. The city was founded by the Umayyads around 670. In the period of Caliph Mu'awiya (reigned 661–680), it became an important centre for Sunni Islamic scholarship and Quranic learning, and thus attracting a large number of Muslims from various parts of the world, next only to Mecca and Medina. The holy Mosque of Uqba is situated in the city. In 2014, the city had about 186,653 inhabitants.


Kairouan in Tunisia offers a unique experience to travellers. Popular vacation packages of Kairouan are of 1-2 days.

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Facts and Stats for Kairouan*

  • Living in Kairouan - Quality of Life

    • Climate Index 81.62 (Very High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 7.41 (Low)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Kairouan

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Kairouan

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.06 USD
    • International Movie per seat 3.28 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 42.73 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 55.31 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 34.83 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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