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Tunisia

Welcome to Tunisia! This North African country with a long and rich history has become a leader in the modern Arab world. From its vast deserts and sandy beaches to its modern cities, Tunisia offers a lot to explore. Take a tour of Tunisia with TFK.

OFFICIAL NAME: Republic of Tunisia

 

SIZE: 63,170 square miles (163,610 square kilometers); slightly larger than Georgia

 

POPULATION: 11,037,225 (July 2015 estimate)

 

OFFICIAL LANGUAGE: Arabic

 

LOCATION: Northern Africa

 

CAPITAL: Tunis

 

CLIMATE: Mild, rainy winters and hot, dry summers in the north; desert in the south

 

CURRENCY: Tunisian dinar

 

PRODUCTS: Grain, olives, citrus fruits, dates, almonds; petroleum, phosphate, iron ore

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