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Travel to 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
ATTRACTIONS: (a few major)

With over 1200 kilometers of coastline along the Mediterranean Sea, Tunisia is home to seemingly endless sandy beaches, and in the view of many travelers - perfect vacation weather.

Seaside resorts and towns offer a wide range of waterfront hotels, and activities like boating, fishing, sailing, scuba diving and windsurfing.

Tunis city center is a World Heritage 7th century old town of narrow streets and nail-studded doors. Additional features include a large street market (souk), stylish french architecture and the Bardo Museum.

Sousse is a very attractive seaside town with a large fort, mosque, massive city walls and an excellent museum specializing in 3rd century mosaics.

Douz, the gateway to the Sahara Desert, offer travelers a colorful market, camel riding and sand dune trekking. Note it's nearly a nine hour bus ride from Tunis to Douz.

Tunisia has a wealth of ancient history to discover. In addition to the well-known Roman ruins at Carthage (near Tunis), there's a wonderful collection of well-preserved Roman ruins near Dougga, just over 100 kilometers west of Tunis.

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This page was last updated on April 7, 2017.

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