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Tunisian Republic
الجمهورية التونسية (Arabic)
al-Jumhūrīyah at-Tūnisīyah

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)

Location of Tunisia
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
ReligionIslam
DemonymTunisian
GovernmentUnitarysemi-presidentialrepublic[9][10]
Beji Caid Essebsi
Youssef Chahed
LegislatureAssembly of the Representatives of the People
Formation
• Husainid Dynasty inaugurated
15 July 1705
• Independence from France
20 March 1956
25 July 1957
14 January 2011
Area
• Total
163,610 km2 (63,170 sq mi) (93rd)
• Water (%)
5.0
Population
• 2014 estimate
10,982,754[11] (79th)
• Density
63/km2 (163.2/sq mi) (133rd)
GDP (PPP)2017 estimate
• Total
$136.797 billion[12]
• Per capita
$12,065[12]
GDP (nominal)2017 estimate
• Total
$40.289 billion[12]
• Per capita
$3,553[12]
Gini (2010)36.1[13]
medium
HDI (2016)Increase 0.725[14]
high · 97th
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 July 9, 2017


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