Siliana is a modern farming town in northern Tunisia. It is located at around 36°4′55″N 9°22′29″E, 130 km south-west of the capital Tunis. It is the capital of the Siliana Governorate. It is located 4 miles away from Jama where the Battle of Zama occurred. Siliana Dam, is located 10 km north of the city of Siliana.