Sousse City

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Sousse or Soussa (Arabic: سوسة‎) is a city in Tunisia, capital of the Sousse Governorate. Located 140 km south of the capital Tunis, the city has 271,428 inhabitants (2014). Sousse is in the central-east of the country, on the Gulf of Hammamet, which is a part of the Mediterranean Sea. Its economy is based on transport equipment, processed food, olive oil, textiles, and tourism. It is home to the Université de Sousse.

Open Water Swimming

On 11 August 2020, Nejib Belhedi swam 40 km from Great Kuriat to Sousse in 10 hours 43 minutes 15 seconds at the age of 69.

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