Gouvernorat de Mahdia | CCIC

Governorate of Mahdia

Governorate of Mahdia

Capital of the Fatimids, the governorate of Mahdia is prized by its rich historical and cultural heritage as well as by the beauty of its natural and seaside landscape.

The industrial fabric of the governorate is constantly evolving with the development of the textile, clothing and agro-food sectors which constitute the strengths of the local economy.

The Governorate of Mahdia is distinguished by its agricultural vocation based essentially on the production of olive oil, which represents the largest organic olive-growing area of Tunisia, arboreal production (almonds, apricots, pistachios ...) as well as irrigated crops and cattle breeding.

The fishing activity also remains an important activity in the region, aquaculture and the fattening of bluefin tuna represent the specific activities of the governorate.


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