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Tunisia's Information

Flag of Tunisia
Land Area 155,360 km2
Water Area 8,250 km2
Total Area 163,610km2 (#91)
Population 11,134,588 (#79)
Population Density 71.67/km2
Government Type Parliamentary Republic
GDP (PPP) $131.00 Billion
GDP Per Capita $11,700
Currency Dinar (TND)
Largest Cities
  • 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, Gabès
  • 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
This page was last updated on April 7, 2017.

Tunisia Trivia

Who is the prime minister of Tunisia?

Youssef Chahed is the prime minister of Tunisia.

Prime Ministers Of Tunisia Since 1969

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