Tataouine is located on the south of Tunisia, and the only one to border both Algeria and Libya. It is also the largest Tunisian governorate, covering an area of 38,889 km² with a population of 149,453.
Tataouine: the town’s name inspired George Lucas for the name of Luke Skywalker’s home planet of Tatooine, and die-hard fans often make pilgrimages to the sets elsewhere in the country.
The star wars movies were filmed around the city, in various locations.
Some Berber castles are located nearby and called: Ksar Ouled Debbab and Ksar Ouled Soltane
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