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Gafsa is a well known town in Tunisia. It is also the capital of Gafsa govern orate. Gafsa is also called an oasis. It is located in the vicinity of a Salt Lake- Chottel Jeri d.
  Facts about Gafsa  
CountryTunisia
Time Zone UTC+1
Language Tunisian Arabic( known as Derja),Shelha,(A Berber language)
Major Religion Islam,Judaism,Christian(Chatolic)
StateGafsa
Founded 688
Area 
Population341 600
Lat Long Coordinates 34°25′N8°47′E
Point of interestRoman Pools
 Great Mosque of Gafsa
 Gafsa Archaeological Museum

Despite being an Oasis, Gafsa has sizable human settlements. What brings Gafsa- the capital of Gafsa govern orate to limelight, is its communication facilities. The communication system in Gafsa is outstanding.

Apart from being the nerve-center of communications system, Gafsa has also earned repute world wide for exporting high quality of phosphates. Chott el Jerid- a Salt Lake in Gafsa, holds the key for procuring best quality of Phosphates in the region. Phosphates are said to be one of the viable means for the people here to ek out a living for themselves.

Besides phosphates, farming is also the way of life here. People here grow olives, various fruits and dates among other things to make both ends meet.

As far as tourism is concerned at Gafsa in Tunisia, it has all the munitions and communications are in place to put the town on tourism map. With roads and rail links have made a giant stride here, Gafsa now is well accessed by people from the city called S fax of Tunisia.

Though Gafsa is a bustling town with all the modern facilities, it is still to catch the imagination of global tourists till date. As history of the town suggests, that people come here more often opt for two hot spots Tamerza and Mides, which are known in Gafsa as mountain oasis or choose to tour Tozeur instead of staying in Gafsa.

Though Gafsa is still lagging behind in attracting tourists from all corner of the globe, it has the potential to top the chart of Historical Oasis in Tunisia. Some of the key places of historical interest that may turn out to be a huge hit with the visitors in years to come are the Kasbah, some traditional quarters and the Roman Pools.

Roman Pools here in Gafsa in Tunisia are the major tourist attractions.

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