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Tunisian Republic
الجمهورية التونسية
al-Jumhūrīyah at-Tūnisīyah

FlagCoat of arms
Motto: حرية، ، عدالة، نظام
"Ḥurrīyah, 'Adālah, Niẓām"
"Liberty, 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
DemonymTunisian
GovernmentUnitarysemi-presidentialrepublic[8][9]
 • PresidentBeji Caid Essebsi
 • Prime MinisterYoussef Chahed
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[10] (79th)
 • Density63/km2 (133rd)
163/sq mi
GDP (PPP)2016 estimate
 • Total$130.777 billion[11]
 • Per capita$11,651[11]
GDP (nominal)2016 estimate
 • Total$43.989 billion[11]
 • Per capita$3,919[11]
Gini (2010)36.1[12]
medium
HDI (2014)Increase 0.721[13]
high ·96th
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 October 9, 2016


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