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Tunisian Republic

  • الجمهورية التونسية
  • al-Jumhūriyyah at-Tūnisiyyah
FlagCoat of arms
Motto: حرية، كرامة، عدالة، نظام
"Ḥurriyyah, Karama, ‘Adālah, Niẓām"
"Liberty, Dignity, Justice, Order"[1]
Anthem: حماة الحمى
Humat al-Hima
Defenders of the Homeland
Location of  Tunisia  (dark blue)– in Africa  (light blue & dark grey)– in the African Union  (light blue)
Location of  Tunisia  (dark blue)

– in Africa  (light blue & dark grey)
– in the African Union  (light blue)

Capital
and largest city
Tunis
36°50′N10°9′E / 36.833°N 10.150°E / 36.833; 10.150
Official languagesArabic[2]
Spoken languages
Ethnic groups ([4] 2014[3])
[3]
DemonymTunisian
GovernmentUnitaryunicameralparliamentaryrepublic[2]
 - PresidentBeji Caid Essebsi
 - Prime MinisterHabib Essid
LegislatureAssembly of the Representatives of the People
Formation
 - Husainid Dynasty inaugurated15 July 1705 
 - Independence from France20 March 1956 
 - Republic declared25 July 1957 
 - Revolution Day14 January 2011 
Area
 - Total163,610 km2 (93rd)
63,170 sq mi
 - Water (%)5.0
Population
 - 2014 estimate10,982,754[5] (79th)
 - Density63/km2 (133rd)
163/sq mi
GDP (PPP)2012 estimate
 - Total$105.347 billion[6]
 - Per capita$9,774[6]
GDP (nominal)2012 estimate
 - Total$45.611 billion[6]
 - Per capita$4,232[6]
Gini (2010)36.1[7]
medium
HDI (2013)0.721[8]
high ·90th
CurrencyTunisian dinar (TND)
Time zoneCET(UTC+1)
Drives on theright
Calling code+216
ISO 3166 codeTN
Internet TLD

Source: CIA World Factbook
Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of June 30, 2015


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