El Jem
in Gouvernorat de Mahdia, Tunisia

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Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
35.300 and 10.717 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 35° 17' 59" and E 10° 43' 0"
Currency and Currency Code:
Dinar - TND
Spoken languages:
Arabic, French
Local electricity:
230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: G)
Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
Local Time: 08:50 PM (Friday)
Timezone: Africa/Tunis
UTC/GMT offset: 1 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
5:01 am and 7:33 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-43.733 and -176.350 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
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Current travel safety evaluation for Tunisia in Northern Africa

Safety Score: 3,0 of 5.0 based on data from 9 authorites. Meaning we advice caution when travelling to Tunisia.

Travel warnings are updated daily. Source: Travel Warning Tunisia. Last Update: 2024-06-14 08:00:00

Discover El Jem

El Jem in Gouvernorat de Mahdia with it's 20,029 citizens is a place in Tunisia about 109 mi (or 176 km) south of Tunis, the country's capital city.

Current time in El Jem is now 08:50 PM (Friday). The local timezone is named Africa / Tunis with an UTC offset of one hour. We know of 8 airports near El Jem, of which one is a larger airport. The closest airport in Tunisia is Monastir Habib Bourguiba International Airport in a distance of 32 mi (or 51 km), North. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

There are several Unesco world heritage sites nearby. The closest heritage site in Tunisia is Amphitheatre of El Jem in a distance of 1 mi (or 1 km), South-West.

While being here, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Mahdia, Monastir, Sousse, Sfax and Kairouan. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 30°C / 86 °F

Morning Temperature 19°C / 67 °F
Evening Temperature 30°C / 86 °F
Night Temperature 21°C / 70 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 20%
Air Pressure 1018 hPa
Wind Speed Moderate breeze with 12 km/h (8 mph) from North-West
Cloud Conditions Clear sky, covering 0% of sky
General Conditions Sky is clear

Saturday, 15th of June 2024

35°C (95 °F)
25°C (77 °F)
Sky is clear, fresh breeze, clear sky.

Sunday, 16th of June 2024

33°C (91 °F)
23°C (73 °F)
Broken clouds, fresh breeze.

Monday, 17th of June 2024

33°C (92 °F)
24°C (76 °F)
Broken clouds, moderate breeze.

Videos from this area

These are videos related to the place based on their proximity to this place.

El Jem , Tunisia 2014 HD

Published: April 10, 2014
Length: 37:51 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: Jacek Zarzycki

El Jem - Tunisia 2014 HD. http://travelwithmediary.blogspot.co.uk/


Published: November 22, 2009
Length: 25:49 min
Rating: 3 of 5
Author: Cezary Arbatowski

KOLOSEUM EL JEM 2009 El Jem - najciekwaszą atrakcją miasta jest wzniesiona za czasów cesarza Gordiana monumentalna budowla rzymska Koloseum (Amfiteatr Rzymski), która wręcz przytłacza...

El Djem (El Jem) Roman amphitheatre in Tunisia HD Video

Published: May 21, 2013
Length: 00:22 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Life In Another Town

Subtitled video. An HD View of El Djem (El Jem) in Tunisia from the top of the Roman amphitheatre Jan 2013. The amphitheatre was used for filming some of the scenes from the 1979 Monty Python...

Koloseum w El Jem

Published: August 06, 2009
Length: 01:41 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Ryszard Kasza

El Jem to małe, obecnie nieco senne miasteczko pomiędzy Monastirem a Sfax. Niegdyś, w czasach rzymskich było centrum kwitnącego regionu rolniczego, produkującym na wielką skalę oliwę...

El Jem Amphitheater, Tunisia エルジェムの円形闘技場(チュニジア)

Published: December 30, 2008
Length: 23:18 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: daichikobe

Amphitheater of El Jem, Tunisia. チュニジアのエルジェムにある、世界遺産「エルジェムの円形闘技場」です。

HD video filmed in El Djem (El Jem) at this wonderful Roman amphitheatre in Tunisia

Published: May 21, 2013
Length: 32:49 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Life In Another Town

HD video filmed in El Djem (El Jem) at this wonderful Roman amphitheatre in Tunisia. The Lion and Eagle of El Djem (El Jem) in this outstanding Roman amphitheatre in Tunisia Jan 2013. The...

El Jem Amfiteatr Tunezja by seamoon

Published: January 24, 2009
Length: 18:30 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Piotr Giłko - fotografia

Amfiteatr w El Jem. Więcej na stronie: http://www.seamoon.pl/galeria/el-jem-amfiteatr-romanski.

HD video filmed inside the huge Roman amphitheatre of El Djem (El Jem) in Tunisia

Published: May 21, 2013
Length: 34:20 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Life In Another Town

HD video filmed inside the huge Roman amphitheatre of El Djem (El Jem) in Tunisia. Experiencing the freedom to walk around the inside this huge Roman amphitheatre of El Djem (El Jem) in Tunisia,...

Drinking tea in the cafe by the Roman Amphitheatre in El Djem (El Jem) in Tunisia.

Published: May 21, 2013
Length: 38:24 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Life In Another Town

The contrasting colours of the oranges and the blue of the tablecloth in the cafe caught my eye and served as the lead in to an unexpected view of the outside of the huge amphitheatre in El...

Brilliant HD view of El Djem from this huge Roman amphitheatre in wonderful Tunisia

Published: May 21, 2013
Length: 31:34 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Life In Another Town

Panorama of El Djem (El Jem) in Tunisia from the Roman ampitheatre Jan 2013 The dry desert climate, meant we enjoyed a great view of the surrounding area fro...

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Attractions and noteworthy things

Distances are based on the centre of the city/town and sightseeing location. This list contains brief abstracts about monuments, holiday activities, national parcs, museums, organisations and more from the area as well as interesting facts about the region itself. Where available, you'll find the corresponding homepage. Otherwise the related wikipedia article.

El Djem

El Djem is a town in Mahdia Governorate, Tunisia, population 18,302 (2004 census). It is home to some of the most impressive Roman remains in Africa.

Located at 35.3, 10.7167 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Communes of Tunisia, Archaeological sites in Tunisia, Populated places in Tunisia, Roman sites in Tunisia, World Heritage Sites in Tunisia

El Djem Archaeological Museum

The El Djem Archaeological Museum is a Tunisian archaeological museum, located in El Djem.

Located at 35.2897, 10.7047 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Museums with year of establishment missing, African archaeology, Archaeological museums in Tunisia, Mahdia Governorate

El Djem Airfield

El Djem Airfield is an abandoned World War II military airfield in Tunisia, which is located approximately 4 km west-northwest of El Djem; about 170 km south-southeast of Tunis. It was a pre-1942 military airfield used by the German Luftwaffe which was attacked and seized by Allied forces in April 1943. Once in Allied hands, it was repaired and used by the United States Army Air Force during the Tunisian Campaign.

Located at 35.3173, 10.678 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Airfields of the United States Army Air Forces in Tunisia, World War II desert airfields

Popular in vicinity

These are some bigger and more relevant cities in the wider vivinity of El Jem.

This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Sidi el Djem, El Djem, Thysdrus, El Jemm, Al Jamm, El Jem, Эль Джем