Djerba Travel Guide, Tunisia
In this Djerba Travel Guide you will be able to get an overview of Djerba so that you can plan your trip accordingly.
The city of Djerba (also famous by the names of Girba, Jarbah, and Jerba) is part of Tunisia and is the largest of all the islands present around North Africa. It is situated in the famous Gulf of Gabes (known as Minor Syrtis) and has the total area of around 500 square kilometers. The only other islands which are part of this gulf are the Kerkennah Islands, located in its proximity.
Djerba Travel Guide -Climate of Djerba
The climate of the city of Djerba is highly affected by the surrounding sea. It isn’t too hot although humidity grabs the island almost every time. It is the presence of the cool breeze which flows from the sea that makes life easy in Djerba. It has rich soils regularly used by the locals for farming purposes. The best suggested season to visit this island is spring, when almost everything seems to be close to perfection.
Djerba Travel Guide -Religions Followed
The larger part of population in Djerba follows the Islamic religion. Most of the Muslims in this island are said to have been influenced by the Ibadi Movement (also famous by the name of Ibadiyya) which actually hails from Oman and the neighboring countries, Algeria and Libya. Jewish minority has also shown its presence in Djerba. Since 1967 most of the Jewish locals started migrating to different countries like France and Israel and since then their population has decreased considerably.
Djerba Travel Guide -Demographics
The population of Djerba is around 120,000 inhabitants although during the early years of the 20th century it was around 40,000 inhabitants.
Various tourists from different origins like Czechs, Italians, Germans, and French regularly visit this island to admire its beauty in the form of different beaches and awesome landscapes.
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