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The thermal city of El Khbayet

Tunisia
Stage 2: Project Investigation
Stage 2: Project Investigation
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PROJECT LOCATION (E.G. MAJOR GEOGRAPHIC REFERENCE)
el khbayet Gabes (Qabis) Tunisia 
OPPORTUNITY FOR PRIVATE SECTOR INVOLVEMENT
Equity Debt - Private Sector Construction Operations Not yet known
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Q4 2018
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Project Description
The project is located 12 km from El Hamma and will cover an area of 140 hectares: It will include a new generation spa, a golf, a high-end hotel, as well as leisure and animation facilities. El Khebayat is one of the main thermal water sites in the governorate of Gabès. It benefits from an important reserve of underground warm water with a temperature ranging between 60 and 70 degrees Celsius. The flow of these waters can reach 10 liters per second, while their salinity varies between 3 and 4 grams per liter. El Khebayat is located 12 km from the oasis of El Hamma on the road between Gabès and Kebili. El Hamma is located 30 km west of Gabès on the banks of the ”Chott el Fejej”. The oasis has several sources that form the Hamma River and are part the natural outlets of the great water table “Albion”. The springs are Ain El Bordj, Ain Cheriya, and Ain Abdelkader, which well up at 300m from each other, A small 220-m mountainous massif separates El Hemma from the town of Gabès.
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Project stage info
Stage 1: Initial Government Announcement
Completed
Stage 2: Project Investigation
Completed
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