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Tunisia, officially the Tunisian Republic; is the northernmost country in Africa and, at almost 165,000 square kilometres in area, the smallest country in the Maghreb region of North Africa. It is bordered by Algeria to the west, Libya to the southeast and the Mediterranean Sea to the north and east. As of 2013, its population is estimated at just under 10.8 million. Its name is derived from its capital city, Tunis, located on the country's northeast coast.

  • also known as República Tunisina, Tunus Cumhuriyeti, الجمهورية التونسية, Republica Tunisiană, República Tunecina, Tuniška Republika, República de Tunísia, Tunisijas Republika, 突尼西亞, Republic of Tunisia
  • founded on (59 years ago)
  • part of Arab world, Africa, Greater Maghreb, Maghreb, Mahgrib
  • instance of: African country / African nation = any one of the countries occupying the African continent
  • parts:
  • member of: Arab League = an international organization of independent Arab states formed in 1945 to promote cultural and economic and military and political and social cooperation
  • member: Tunisian = a native or inhabitant of Tunisia
  • read more about Tunisia (country)


  1. "Tunisia" is a book by Charles Antoine Micaud.
    • also known as "Tunisia: the politics of modernization"
  2. "Tunisia" is a book by Allan M. Findlay.
  3. "Tunisia" is a book by Anthony Sylvester.
  4. "Tunisia" is a book by Claude Roy.
    • also known as "Tunisia: from Carthage to tomorrow"
  5. "Tunisia" is a book by Reginald Rankin.

There are many other writings with this title.

Phrases with Tunisia

  1. Genus Tunisia
  2. Rhyncomya Tunisia
  3. capital of tunisia
  4. Blaesoxipha Tunisia
  5. republic of tunisia
  6. Triodontella Tunisia
  7. Species Rhyncomya Tunisia
  8. Species Blaesoxipha Tunisia
  9. Species Triodontella Tunisia

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Tunisia

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Google previewTunisia. Ediz. Inglese (2007)

by Abigail Hole, Michael Grosberg, Daniel Robinson

Tunisia is an inexpensive country for Western visitors, particularly compared with Europe. Scrimpers could get by on TD20 to TD25 a day, staying in hostels, eating at cheap local restaurants and travelling only every few days. For a more ...

Google previewGeographic School Bulletins (1922)

Even today Tunisia is an unconquered country, since France recently assumed a protectorate upon native invitation. Tunis might be called a roofed-over city. Many of its streets are wholly or partly arched over, and its famous bazaar is a vast ...

Google previewHuman Rights in the Near East and North Africa (2004)

by James T. Lawrence

Tunisia is a constitutional republic dominated by a single political party. Zine El-Abidine Ben Ali has been president since 1987. In the 1999 presidential and legislative elections, President Ben Ali ran against two opposition candidates ...

Google previewThe Arabs (2012)

A History by Eugene Rogan

Tunisia is a relatively small country, and its expenditures on reforms were modest when compared to the projects undertaken in Egypt. The greatest expenditures undertaken during the reign of Ahmad Bey were related to the Nizami army.

Google previewAgriculture from the Perspective of Population Growth (1983)

Some Results from "Agriculture: Toward 2000" by Nikos Alexandratos, Jelle Bruinsma, Pan A. Yotopoulos

Tunisia is a middle-income developing country with per caput GNP of $1120 ( 1979) and an income distribution that leaves relatively few people undernourished. The direct consumption of cereals is around the top of the range with standards ...

Google previewAfrican Awakening (2012)

The Emerging Revolutions by Firoze Manji, Sokari Ekine

Like Ethiopia, Tunisia is a country with a ...

Google previewWhen Cultures Collide (2010)

Leading Across Cultures by Richard D. Lewis

Tunisia is a middleincome developing country. Tunisia is the world's fourth largest producer of olives. Other major crops include barley, dates, grapes for winemaking and wheat. Several fine wines are produced in the country. Tourism is a vital ...

Google previewArab Economies in the Twenty-First Century (2009)

by Paul Rivlin

TWELVE Tunisia Unhappy Economic Leader In comparison with most Arab states, Tunisia is a small country both geographically and demographically. Its population is relatively homogenous, both ethnically and linguistically, and the ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of the Peoples of Africa and the Middle East (2009)

by Facts On File, Incorporated

seventh century Tunisia is invaded by Muslim Arab armies, who face fierce resistance from local Berber tribes. 909 The Fatimids overthrow the Aghlabids. 1159 The Almohads ...

Google previewWorld Encyclopedia of Library and Information Services (1993)

by Robert Wedgeworth

Tunisia, a republic of North Africa in the easternmost part of the Maghreb, faces the Mediterranean Sea on the north...

Google previewThe Encyclopaedia Britannica (1911)

A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and General Information

central facies with MUr aster peini; a meridional fades with Ostrea; and a northern facies developed round Tunisia with large forms of Inaceramus and echinoids. Phosphatic deposits are well developed among the Lower Eocene rocks.

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Sign Language for Cities of Tunisia

Sign Language for Cities of Tunisia.

Quotes about Tunisia

father left a fortune
for the five of us, the mountains,
the three sisters are snobs
and a brother likes it there in
i am left with skills perhaps
to convince you to stop
stealing from us.

Father is right. (Ric S. Bastasa)
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Scrabble value of T1U1N1I1S1I1A1

The value of this 7-letter word is 7 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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