Tunisia Facts and History

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National Flag of Tunisia

Interesting facts about Tunisia

  • Official Name: Al-Jumhūriyyah al-Tūnisiyyah (Tunisian Republic)
  • Form of Government: republic with one legislative house (Assembly of People’s Representatives1 [2172])
  • President: Kais Saied
  • Prime Minister: Hichem Mechichi
  • GDP: 38.8 billion USD (2019)
  • Capital: Tunis
  • Population: 11.69 million (2019)
  • Official Languages: Arabic
  • Currency: Tunisian dinar
  • Timezone: GMT+1
  • Area: 163,610 km²
  • Dialing Code: +216
  • Major Mountain Ranges: Jebel Dahar,Mogods,Tell Atlas
  • Major Rivers: Joumme river,Oued medjerda
  • Continent: Africa
  • Border Countries: Tunisia is bounded by Algeria to the west and southwest, by Libya to the southeast, and by the Mediterranean Sea to the east and north.

Map of Tunisia

National Symbols of Tunisia

  • National Bird: Cream-coloured courser
  • National Anthem: “Ḥumāt al-Ḥimá”
  • National Animal: N/A
  • National Flower: jasmine
  • National Poet: Aboul-Qacem Echebbi
  • National Game: football