Tunisia

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INFORMATION

Capital: Tunis

Government: Unitary Semi-Presidential Republic

Current President: Kaïs Saïed

Economy:

  • Diverse, market-oriented economy, with important agricultural, mining, tourism and manufacturing sectors.
  • Key exports include textiles and apparel, food products, petroleum products, chemicals, and phosphates, with about 80% going to the European Union.

Population: 11,721,177 (2020)

Land Size: 164,150 sq km (63,378 sq miles)

Major Ethnic Groups:

  • Arab: 98%
  • European: 1%
  • Jewish and other: 1%
Religions:

  • Muslim: 98%
  • Christian: 1%
  • Jewish and other: 1%

Language(s):

  • Arabic (official, one of the languages of commerce)
  • French (commerce)

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RECENT NEWS

  • Tue - Jul 7, 2020: Medenine - Repatriation of Last Tunisians Stranded in Libya - AllAfrica News: Tunisia
    [Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis/Tunisia -- Some 311 Tunisians were repatriated from Libya via the Ras Jedir border crossing on Monday, Medenine governor Habib Chaouat said in a statement to TAP.
  • Tue - Jul 7, 2020: Tunisia Reaffirms Its Commitment to African Integration - AllAfrica News: Tunisia
    [Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis/Tunisia -- Tunisia has reaffirmed its commitment to African integration, based on a comprehensive and progressive vision, where African citizens represent an active force in the world.
  • Mon - Jul 6, 2020: AMT New Executive Board, Elected - AllAfrica News: Tunisia
    [Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis/Tunisia -- The 14th congress of the Association of Tunisian Judges (AMT), held July 4-5 in Monastir, ended its works on Sunday with the adoption of the final motion and the announcement of the line-up of the new Executive Board.
  • Mon - Jul 6, 2020: Municipal By-Elections in Hassi El Ferid - Overall Turnout Rate Stands At 35.84 Percent - AllAfrica News: Tunisia
    [Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis/Tunisia -- The turnout rate in the municipal by-elections in Hassi el Ferid delegation (Kasserine governorate) stood at 35.84%, after closing the voting centre on Sunday at 6p.m.
  • Mon - Jul 6, 2020: Municipal By-Elections in Jbeniana - Overall Turnout Rate Stands At 18.75 Percent - AllAfrica News: Tunisia
    [Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis/Tunisia -- The turnout rate in the municipal by-elections in the Jbeniana delegation (Sfax governorate) stood at 18.75%, after closing the voting centres on Sunday at 6 p.m.