TUNISIA


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Flag

Coat of Arms

Territory
163,610 km2 (91st)

Capital
Tunis

Language
Arabic

Motto
'Freedom, dignity, justice, and order'

National Flower
Jasmine (Jasminum grandiflorum)

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Tunisia Flag

Tunisia, formally the Republic of Tunisia, is a nation in the Maghreb area of North Africa, covering 165,000 square kilometers (64,000 square miles). Its northernmost point, Cape Angela, is the northernmost point on the African mainland. It is flanked by Algeria toward the west and southwest, Libya toward the southeast, and the Mediterranean Sea toward the north and east. Tunisia's name is gotten from its capital city, Tunis, which is situated on its upper east coast. Topographically, Tunisia contains the eastern end of the Atlas Mountains, and the northern scopes of the Sahara desert. A significant part of the remainder of the nation's territory is ripe soil. Its 1,300 kilometers (810 miles) of coastline incorporate the African combination of the western and eastern pieces of the Mediterranean Basin and, by methods for the Sicilian Strait and Sardinian Channel, include the African territory's second and third closest indicates Europe after Gibraltar. In antiquated occasions, Tunisia was basically occupied by Berbers. Phoenician movement started in the twelfth century BC; these workers established Carthage. A noteworthy trade control and a military adversary of the Roman Republic, Carthage was crushed by the Romans in 146 BC. The Romans, who might involve Tunisia for the majority of the following eight hundred years, presented Christianity and left engineering heritages like the El Djem amphitheater. After a few endeavors beginning in 647, the Muslims vanquished the entire of Tunisia by 697, trailed by the Ottoman Empire somewhere in the range of 1534 and 1574. The Ottomans held influence for more than three hundred years. The French colonization of Tunisia happened in 1881. Tunisia picked up autonomy with Habib Bourguiba and pronounced the Tunisian Republic in 1957.


Coat of Arms


Tunisia Coat of Arms

Territory


Tunisia Map

163,610 km2 (91st)


Capital


Tunisia Capital

Tunis

Tunis is the capital and the biggest city of Tunisia. The more prominent metropolitan region of Tunis, frequently alluded to as Grand Tunis, has approximately 2,700,000 occupants. Arranged on a vast Mediterranean Sea bay (the Gulf of Tunis), behind the Lake of Tunis and the port of La Goulette (?alq il-Wad), the city stretches out along the seaside plain and the slopes that encompass it. At its center lies its antiquated medina, a World Heritage Site. East of the medina through the Sea Gate (otherwise called the Bab el Bhar and the Porte de France) starts the advanced city, or Ville Nouvelle, crossed by the stupendous Avenue Habib Bourguiba (regularly alluded to by famous press and travel manages as "the Tunisian Champs-Élysées"), where the pioneer time structures give an unmistakable difference to littler, more seasoned structures. Further east by the ocean lie suburbia of Carthage, La Marsa, and Sidi Bou Said. As the capital city of the nation, Tunis is the focal point of Tunisian political and regulatory life; it is additionally the focal point of the nation's business and social exercises. It has two social focuses, just as a metropolitan performance center that is utilized by global venue gatherings and a late spring celebration, the International Festival of Carthage, which is held in July.


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Tunisia Languague

Arabic



Motto


Tunisia Motto

'freedom, dignity, justice, and order'



National Flower


Tunisia National Flower

Jasmine (Jasminum grandiflorum)

Jasminum grandiflorum, likewise referred to differently as the Spanish jasmine, Royal jasmine, Catalan jasmine, among others. It is a scrambling deciduous bush developing to 2– 4 m tall. The leaves are inverse, 5– 12 cm long, pinnate with 5– 11 flyers. The blossoms are delivered in open cymes, the individual blooms are white having corolla with a basal cylinder 13– 25 mm long and five projections 13– 22 mm long. The bloom's scent is one of a kind and sweet.


Demonym(s)

Tunisian

Population

11,434,994
(2017 estimate)

Currency

Tunisian dinar (TND)

Time Zone

UTC+1 (CET)

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