Kerkouane

Kerkouane

Kerkouane is a Punic city in north-eastern Tunisia. This Phoenician city was probably abandoned during the First Punic Warin 250 BC and, as a result, was not rebuilt by the Romans. It had existed for almost 400 years. Kerkouane was inscribed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1988.

Site Information

Country: Tunisia

District: Nabeul Governorate

Category: Historic Cities and Regions

Site History: First Millennium BC

Oldest Culture: Phoenician

Later Cultures: Ancient Carthage

Site Features: Phoenicians & Carthaginian Monuments


World Heritage Site

Official Name: Punic Town of Kerkuane and its Necropolis

Date of Inscription: 1985

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