Monastir, Tunisia

What is Monastir, Tunisia known for?


historical period

region. As for local museums, they are part of a policy of decentralization of culture to participate through museum education of the masses by encouraigng more and more people to visit the museums. Some local museums exist in Makthar, Utica (Utica, Tunisia), Carthage and Monastir (Monastir, Tunisia). Finally, specialized museums themselves can be divided into two other categories of museums: the museums dedicated to a historical period


architectural history

in the architectural history of the country. Thus, many original fortresses that protected the coast from Byzantine invasions evolved into cities, like Monastir (Monastir, Tunisia), Sousse or Lamta. birth_date 5 April 1911 birth_place Monastir (Monastir, Tunisia), Tunisia death_date , often referred to as ''USM'' or ''USMo''), is a football club from Monastir (Monastir, Tunisia) in Tunisia. Founded in 1923 under the name ''Ruspina Sports'', it was renamed Union Sportive Monastirienne in 1942. The new name reflects the union between Ruspina Sports and other clubs in town (swimming, petanque, etc.) and the Nationalists union of Monastir (like Mustapha Ben Jannet). The team plays in blue and white colors, on its own Mustapha Ben Jannet stadium (Stade Mustapha Ben Jannet) (capacity of 20,000). They train in the El Moraudi club hotel port El Kantaoui.


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;sa X&oi book_result&ct result&resnum 4&ved 0CCAQ6AEwAw#v onepage&q Nouvelair%20%22Zone%20Touristique%20Dkhila%22&f false 215 . Retrieved from Google Books on 1 July 2010. ISBN 1-85828-748-0, ISBN 978-1-85828-748-5. Notable people Tunisian ex-president Habib Bourguiba was born in Monastir, and his mausoleum is located in the city. International relations

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name "Channel 4" Channel 4 (1 January 2007). ''The Secret Life of Brian''. Following shooting between 16 September and 12 November 1978, a two-hour-long rough cut of the film was put together for its first private showing in January 1979. Over the next few months ''Life of Brian'' was re-edited and re-screened a number of times for different preview audiences before the final cut was complete, losing a number


location shooting

pbcs.dll article?AID 20040618 REVIEWS 406180301 1023 accessdate 6 November 2006 Many locals were employed as extras on ''Life of Brian''. Director Terry Jones noted, "They were all very knowing because they'd all worked for Franco Zeffirelli on Jesus of Nazareth, so I had these elderly Tunisians telling me, 'Well, Mr Zeffirelli wouldn't have done it like that, you know.'" Further location shooting took place in Sousse


influential role

southern Tunisian towns, where he decided to film the important Tatooine scenes of ''Star Wars'', as well as ''Indiana Jones''. Moreover, Anthony Minghella filmed the nine Academy Awards winner ''The English Patient (The English Patient (film))'' in a south-west oasis of the country. The influential role of the various dynasties that ruled the country, particularly in building cities and princes of Raqqada Mahdia, illuminates the role of the geopolitical context in the architectural history of the country. Thus, many original fortresses that protected the coast from Byzantine invasions evolved into cities, like Monastir (Monastir, Tunisia), Sousse or Lamta. birth_date 5 April 1911 birth_place Monastir (Monastir, Tunisia), Tunisia death_date , often referred to as ''USM'' or ''USMo''), is a football club from Monastir (Monastir, Tunisia) in Tunisia. Founded in 1923 under the name ''Ruspina Sports'', it was renamed Union Sportive Monastirienne in 1942. The new name reflects the union between Ruspina Sports and other clubs in town (swimming, petanque, etc.) and the Nationalists union of Monastir (like Mustapha Ben Jannet). The team plays in blue and white colors, on its own Mustapha Ben Jannet stadium (Stade Mustapha Ben Jannet) (capacity of 20,000). They train in the El Moraudi club hotel port El Kantaoui.


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", called in Tunisian Arabic), is a city on the central coast of Tunisia, in the Sahel (Sahel, Tunisia) area, (20 km south of Sousse and 162 km south of Tunis). Traditionally a fishing port, Monastir is now a major tourist resort. Its population is about 104,535. It is the capital of Monastir Governorate. History thumb left The Ribat in Monastir (File:MonastirRibat.jpg) Monastir was founded on the ruins of the Punic


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located in Carthage. In 1927, the first Tunisian film distribution company, Tunis-Film, started its activities. After independence, movies were exclusively produced by SATPEC (Société Anonyme Tunisienne de Production et d'Expansion Cinématographique) which controlled cinema and filming productions in the country at the time. Nevertheless, during the 80s, private production companies and studios emerged and wanted to make Tunisia the Mediterranean Hollywood. The producer


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and sister cities in Tunisia Twin towns – Sister cities Monastir is twinned (Twin towns and sister cities) with: * Münster, Germany


artistic creation

and one in Jendouba but it also has 178 other institutions including 24 colleges for Technology Studies (ISET) and six higher institutes of teacher training (ISFM). thumb left Ancient Roman mosaic in the Bardo Museum (Image:Mosaic3.JPG) The existence of these museums is justified by the fact that they illustrate the evolution of artistic creation over the civilizations. Regional museums are limited to chief towns and governorates, specializing in the history of each region. As for local museums, they are part of a policy of decentralization of culture to participate through museum education of the masses by encouraigng more and more people to visit the museums. Some local museums exist in Makthar, Utica (Utica, Tunisia), Carthage and Monastir (Monastir, Tunisia). Finally, specialized museums themselves can be divided into two other categories of museums: the museums dedicated to a historical period and museums specializing in a given subject . In the first category, there is already the Dar Hussein museum, entirely devoted to the medieval Tunisia. In the second category, two projects were selected: the mosaic museum and a Paleo-Christian museum. The mosaic museum is fully justified by the richness of Tunisia in art museums and provides an evolution both thematically and chronologically on the subject. As for the Paleo-Christian Museum, it is now located in Carthage. In 1927, the first Tunisian film distribution company, Tunis-Film, started its activities. After independence, movies were exclusively produced by SATPEC (Société Anonyme Tunisienne de Production et d'Expansion Cinématographique) which controlled cinema and filming productions in the country at the time. Nevertheless, during the 80s, private production companies and studios emerged and wanted to make Tunisia the Mediterranean Hollywood. The producer Tarak Ben Ammar, a nephew of Wasila Bourguiba, succeeded in attracting some big production companies to shoot inside his studios in Monastir (Monastir, Tunisia). Major foreign movies were filmed in Tunisia including but not limited to Roman Polanski's ''Pirates (Pirates (1986 film))'' and Franco Zeffirelli's ''Jesus of Nazareth (Jesus of Nazareth (miniseries))''. After visiting Tunisia, George Lucas was seduced by the natural beauty and authentic old architecture of some southern Tunisian towns, where he decided to film the important Tatooine scenes of ''Star Wars'', as well as ''Indiana Jones''. Moreover, Anthony Minghella filmed the nine Academy Awards winner ''The English Patient (The English Patient (film))'' in a south-west oasis of the country. The influential role of the various dynasties that ruled the country, particularly in building cities and princes of Raqqada Mahdia, illuminates the role of the geopolitical context in the architectural history of the country. Thus, many original fortresses that protected the coast from Byzantine invasions evolved into cities, like Monastir (Monastir, Tunisia), Sousse or Lamta. birth_date 5 April 1911 birth_place Monastir (Monastir, Tunisia), Tunisia death_date , often referred to as ''USM'' or ''USMo''), is a football club from Monastir (Monastir, Tunisia) in Tunisia. Founded in 1923 under the name ''Ruspina Sports'', it was renamed Union Sportive Monastirienne in 1942. The new name reflects the union between Ruspina Sports and other clubs in town (swimming, petanque, etc.) and the Nationalists union of Monastir (like Mustapha Ben Jannet). The team plays in blue and white colors, on its own Mustapha Ben Jannet stadium (Stade Mustapha Ben Jannet) (capacity of 20,000). They train in the El Moraudi club hotel port El Kantaoui.


sports team

. USMonastir.com, official web site of the local multi-sports team

Monastir, Tunisia

'''Monastir''' ( in Tunisian Arabic), is a city on the central coast of Tunisia, in the Sahel (Sahel, Tunisia) area, (20 km south of Sousse and 162 km south of Tunis). Traditionally a fishing port, Monastir is now a major tourist resort. Its population is about 104,535. It is the capital of Monastir Governorate.

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