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Tunisia Facts

  • Name: Tunisia
    (long form) Republic of Tunisia
  • Capital City: Tunis (728,453 pop.)
    (2,412,500 metro)
  • Tunisia Population: 10,835,873 (2013 est.)
  • World Populations (all countries)
  • Currency: Tunisian Dinar
    (conversion rates)

    Tunisian Dinar
    50 Tunisian Dinars
  • Ethnicity: Arab 98%, European 1%, Jewish 1%
  • GDP total: $107.1 billion (2012 est.)
  • GDP per capita: $9,900 (2012 est.)
  • Land Sizes
  • Language: Arabic (official and one of the languages of commerce), French (commerce)
  • Largest Cities: (by population) Tunis, Sfax, Sousse, Midoun, Kairouan, Bizerte, Gab├Ęs
  • Name: Thought to come from either the Phoenician goddess Tanith or the ancient city of Tynes
  • National Day: March 20
  • Religion: Muslim 98%, Christian 1%, Jewish 1%
  • Symbols

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