La Marsa

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La Marsa
المرسى
Al Marsa
La Marsa beach
La Marsa beach
La Marsa is located in Tunisia
La Marsa
La Marsa
Coordinates: 36°52′35″N 10°19′31″E / 36.87639°N 10.32528°E / 36.87639; 10.32528Coordinates: 36°52′35″N 10°19′31″E / 36.87639°N 10.32528°E / 36.87639; 10.32528
CountryTunisia
GovernoratesTunis Governorate
Population (2004)
 • Total77,890
Time zoneCET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST)CEST (UTC+2)
 
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La Marsa
المرسى
Al Marsa
La Marsa beach
La Marsa beach
La Marsa is located in Tunisia
La Marsa
La Marsa
Coordinates: 36°52′35″N 10°19′31″E / 36.87639°N 10.32528°E / 36.87639; 10.32528Coordinates: 36°52′35″N 10°19′31″E / 36.87639°N 10.32528°E / 36.87639; 10.32528
CountryTunisia
GovernoratesTunis Governorate
Population (2004)
 • Total77,890
Time zoneCET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST)CEST (UTC+2)

La Marsa (Arabic: المرسى Al Marsa‎) is a coastal town in far north eastern Tunisia near the capital Tunis. The population is estimated as 65,742, as of 2006. The old summer capital of pre-colonial Tunisia, it is today a popular vacation spot for many wealthy Tunisians. It is connected to Tunis by the TGM railway. Gammarth is adjacent to La Marsa further up the coast.

La Marsa

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Avenir Sportif de la Marsa (Arabic: المستقبل الرياضي بالمرسى, often referred to as ASM) is a football club from La Marsa in Tunisia. Founded in 1939, the team plays in green and yellow colours. Their ground is Stade Abdelaziz Chtioui, which has a capacity of 6,000. When the club was founded its name was Club Musulman (Muslim Club).

Stade Abdelaziz Chtioui (Arabic: ملعب عبدالعزيز شتوي) is a football stadium in La Marsa, Tunisia. It is currently used by football team Avenir Sportif de La Marsa commonly called the AS Marsa. The stadium holds 6,000 people.

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