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Geography Statistics of Tunisia

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
  • Coastline: 1,148 km (0.62 miles)
  • Land Area:
    ( land) 59,984 sq miles (155,360 sq km)
    ( water) 3,185 sq miles (8,250 sq km)
    ( TOTAL) 63,170 sq miles (163,610 sq km)

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  • Land Area: (all countries)
  • Land Divisions: There are 24 governorates including: Ariana (Aryanah), Beja (Bajah), Ben Arous (Bin 'Arus), Bizerte (Banzart), Gabes (Qabis), Gafsa (Qafsah), Jendouba (Jundubah), Kairouan (Al Qayrawan), Kasserine (Al Qasrayn), Kebili (Qibili), Kef (Al Kaf), Mahdia (Al Mahdiyah), Manouba (Manubah), Medenine (Madanin), Monastir (Al Munastir), Nabeul (Nabul), Sfax (Safaqis), Sidi Bou Zid (Sidi Bu Zayd), Siliana (Silyanah), Sousse (Susah), Tataouine (Tatawin), Tozeur (Tawzar), Tunis and Zaghouan (Zaghwan)
  • Horizontal Width: 112.94 miles (181.77 km) from Le Kef east to Nabeul
  • Vertical Length: 484 miles (778.92 km) from Bizerte south to Borj el-Khadra

    Note: Lengths and widths are point-to-point, straight-line measurements from a Mercator map projection, and will vary some using other map projections
  • Bordering Countries: (2) Algeria, Libya
  • Geographic Center: About 47.26 miles (76.05 km) east of Gafsa
  • Highest Point: Chambi 5,066 ft. (1,544 m)
  • Lowest Point: Shatt al Gharsah -55 ft. (-17 m)
  • Latitude and Longitude
  • Relative Location
This page was last updated on April 7, 2017.

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