Bizerte (Arabic بنزرت, Binzart, Fr .: Bizerte) is a port city on the Mediterranean Sea in northern Tunisia. The city is an important maritime and commercial center for nearly two millennia. In the city area is an outdoor port and two internal ports which are connected to each other via a channel. The city is the center of the Tunisian oil industry. Bizerte is also the capital of the province Bizerte and northernmost city in Africa.