Information About City Of TOZEUR
- Tozeur is an oasis and a city in south west Tunisia. The city is located North West of Chott el-Djerid, in between this Chott and the smaller Chott el-Gharsa. It is the capital of the Tozeur Governorate.
- With hundreds of thousands of palm trees, Tozeur is a large oasis. The dates that are exported from Tozeur are very well known. In ancient times, before the advent of motorized vehicles, the oasis was important for the transportation through the Sahara, which took place in caravans. The name of the city in antiquity was Tusuros, it was an important Roman outpost.
- In the medina (old city) of Tozeur, one can find traditional architecture, fashion and workmanship. Like elsewhere in Tunisia, the local population is generally very hospitable towards tourists, and there are also many tourist facilities. From Tozeur one can make trips on a camel, explore theSahara Desert and get to know the Chott el-Djerid, where one can see Fata Morgana mirages.
Tozeur became the twin town of Beyoğlu on 6th of June 2013.
Beyoğlu became the twin town of Tozeur in Tunisia
4-7 Haziran 2013, Tunusia
“Twin Town” protocol has been signed between 27 Municipalities of Turkey and Tunisia, within the framework of the cooperation agreement between Turkey and Tunisia. Beyoğlu Municipality also signed protocol agreement with Tozeur, Tunisia during the ceremony which has been honoured by Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan. The main goal of the Municipalities now is to enhance their cooperations.