In the Northern part of Africa , a very lovely state lies which is known as the Tunisian Republic.
The total area of Tunisia is almost 165,000 square kilometers (64,000 sq mi), with an estimated population of over 10.4 million.
Tunisia is a republic and out of the total population the Muslims are more than 98% with Christian 1%, Jewish and other 1%.
Tunisia, the North African Paradise is bordered by Algeria to the west, Libya to the southeast, and the Mediterranean Sea to the north and east. The majority of the Tunisian speak the Arabic language.
The capital of the Tunisian republic is also called as Tunis and the other prominent cities include Sfax, Susah, Kairouan, Bizerte and Gabes.
Tunisian government is a friendly in nature just like Tunisian people who have developed cordial relations with both the European Union—with whom it has an association agreement—and the Arab world. Tunisia is also a member of the Arab Maghreb Union, the Arab League, and the African Union.
Tunisia got freedom from France in 1956 and the freedom movement was led by Habib Bourguiba and after the independence, he also became the first president of the Tunisian republic.
In 2011, the Tunisian republic went through an extraordinary agonizing movement. The people of Tunisia who were fed up of corruption, unemployment, nepotism and unavailability of basic health, education and food facilities gathered for their civil liberty and lodged a nationwide massive campaign. Ultimately, this all forced President Zine El Abidine Ben Ali to step down on 14 January 2011, after 23 years in power.
Tunisia is a constitutional republic, with a president serving as chief of state, prime minister as head of government, a bicameral legislature and a court system influenced by French civil law.
The economy of Tunisia is dependent upon agricultural, mining, tourism, and manufacturing sectors.
The Tunisian cuisine is a fabulous collection of Arabian , Turkish, French, African and Barberian tastes. Tunisia offers a “sun cuisine,” based mainly on olive oil, spices, tomatoes, seafood and meat (primarily lamb).
The history and culture of Tunisia is an outcome of thousands of years multi-ethnic influx. With the passage of time, the land of Tunisia has observed the development of tremendous civilizations. Thus, the Tunisian people proudly offer their unique and ancient cultural heritage to the rest of the world.
Tunisia, the North African Paradise is a tourist friendly country who earns a major portion of their GDP from tourism. There are numerous spots in the country which carry ultimate tourism attraction.
Tunisia – An informative video
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