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Tunisia Flag Tunisia (the Tunisian Republic) is a country in northwestern Africa. It shares land borders with Algeria and Libya, as well as having a coastline on the Mediterranean Sea.

As of 2009, the population of Tunisia was estimated as being 10,432,500. The country's capital and largest city is Tunis, which as of 2008 had a population of about 1.2 million, with a total of nearly 4 million people living in the city's metropolitan area.

Map of Tunisia

Tunisia Country Details


Country Name Tunisia
Political Status Country
Geographic Location North Africa
Flag Tunisia Flag
Principal Languages
  • Arabic
  • French
  • Capital Tunis
    Major Towns/Cities
  • Akouda
  • Ariana
  • Beja
  • Bekalta
  • Bembla
  • Ben Arous
  • Beni Hassen
  • Beni Khaled
  • Bennane
  • Bizerte
  • Bouhjar
  • Boumerdes
  • Bousalem
  • Chebba
  • Chorbane
  • Djerba
  • Douz
  • El Djem
  • El Kef
  • Enfidha
  • Gabès
  • Gafsa
  • Hammam Sousse
  • Hammam-Lif
  • Hammamet
  • Hebira
  • Hergla
  • Jemmal
  • Jendouba
  • Kairouan
  • Kalaâ Kebira
  • Kalaâ Seghira
  • Kasserine
  • Kelibia
  • Khniss
  • Kondar
  • Ksar Helal
  • Ksibet El Mediouni
  • Ksour Essaf
  • La Goulette
  • Lamta
  • Mahdia
  • Makthar
  • Malloulech
  • Manouba
  • Matmata
  • Medenine
  • Menzel Bourguiba
  • Menzel Bouzelfa
  • Mokhnine
  • Monastir
  • Msaken
  • Nabeul
  • Nafta
  • Ouardanine
  • Ouled Chamekh
  • Rades
  • Rejich
  • Remada
  • Sahline
  • Salakta
  • Sayada
  • Sbeitla
  • Sedjenane
  • Sfax
  • Sidi Alouane
  • Sidi Bou Ali
  • Sidi Bouzid
  • Sidi El Hani
  • Sidi Nsir
  • Siliana
  • Soliman
  • Souassi
  • Sounine
  • Sousse
  • Tabarka
  • Takrouna
  • Tastour
  • Tataouine
  • Teboulba
  • Tozeur
  • Tunis (Capital)
  • Zaghouan
  • Zarzis
  • Zeramdine


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    Books about Tunisia


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    Lonely Planet Tunisia (Travel Guide)
    By Lonely Planet & Paul Clammer

    Brand: Lonely Planet
    Paperback (340 pages)

    Lonely Planet Tunisia (Travel Guide)
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    Lonely Planet: The world's leading travel guide publisher

    Lonely Planet Tunisia is your passport to all the most relevant and up-to-date advice on what to see, what to skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. See the huge, undulating dunes of the Sahara, lunch among perfect rock pools in El-Mansourah, or marvel at the roman mosaics in the Bardo Museum; all with your trusted travel companion. Get to the heart of Tunisia and begin your journey now!

    Inside Lonely Planet Tunisia Travel Guide:

    • Colour maps and images throughout
    • Highlights and itineraries show you the simplest way to tailor your trip to your own personal needs and interests
    • Insider tips save you time and money and help you get around like a local, avoiding crowds and trouble spots
    • Essential info at your fingertips - including hours of operation, phone numbers, websites, transit tips, and prices
    • Honest reviews for all budgets - including eating, sleeping, sight-seeing, going out, shopping, and hidden gems that most guidebooks miss
    • Cultural insights give you a richer and more rewarding travel experience - including customs, history, religion, art, literature, cinema, music, dance, architecture, wildlife, and cuisine
    • Over 76 local maps
    • Coverage of Tunis, Cap Bon, Tabarka, Bizerte, Ain Draham, Kairouan, El-Jem, Gabes, Matmata, Tataouine, Medenine, the Sahara, Douz, Jerba, Tozeur, the Jerid, Carthage, and more

    The Perfect Choice: Lonely Planet Tunisia, our most comprehensive guide to Tunisia, is perfect for those planning to both explore the top sights and take the road less travelled.

    • Looking for more extensive coverage? Check out Lonely Planet's Africa guide for a comprehensive look at all the region has to offer.

    Authors: Written and researched by Lonely Planet, Donna Wheeler, Paul Clammer, and Emilie Filou.

    About Lonely Planet: Started in 1973, Lonely Planet has become the world's leading travel guide publisher with guidebooks to every destination on the planet, as well as an award-winning website, a suite of mobile and digital travel products, and a dedicated traveller community. Lonely Planet's mission is to enable curious travellers to experience the world and to truly get to the heart of the places they find themselves in.

    TripAdvisor Travelers' Choice Awards 2012 and 2013 winner in Favorite Travel Guide category

    'Lonely Planet guides are, quite simply, like no other.' - New York Times

    'Lonely Planet. It's on everyone's bookshelves; it's in every traveller's hands. It's on mobile phones. It's on the Internet. It's everywhere, and it's telling entire generations of people how to travel the world.' - Fairfax Media (Australia)

    The Rough Guide to Tunisia 8 (Rough Guide Travel Guides)
    By Daniel Jacobs

    Brand: Rough Guides
    Released: 2009-02-16
    Paperback (608 pages)

    The Rough Guide to Tunisia 8 (Rough Guide Travel Guides)
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    The Rough Guide to Tunisia is the definitive guide to this Afro-Mediterranean destination. The full-colour introduction covers the mile-long beaches of the distinctly European northern coast, as well as the fortified kasbah’s of the mountainous interior and the sub-Saharan oases. There are lively accounts of all the sights, from Roman remains and Islamic monuments to the ancient Medinas of Tunis, Sfax and Sousse. You’ll find two full-colour sections that highlight Tunisia’s striking architecture and varied wildlife, information on the best resorts, and exciting excursions into the mountains and desert. The guide is fully updated, with expanded listings of restaurants, accommodation, and nightlife for all budgets, as well as all the practical grittiness you’d expect from a Rough Guide. Make the most of your time with The Rough Guide to Tunisia.
    Tunisia
    By Elzbieta Lisowscy

    DK Publishing (Dorling Kindersley)
    Paperback (352 pages)

    Tunisia
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    This uniquely visual "DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Tunisia" is your indispensable guide to this exciting country. This fully updated guide includes unique cutaways, floorplans and reconstructions of Tunisia's must-see sites, plus street-by-street maps of all its cities and towns. The new-look guide is also packed with photographs and illustrations leading you straight to the best attractions this diverse country has to offer. "DK's Eyewitness Travel Guide: Tunisia" will help you to discover Tunisia region by region; from the mountains and ancient sites, to the markets and desirable beaches. Detailed listings will guide you to the best hotels, restaurants, bars and shops for all budgets, whilst detailed practical information will help you to get around, whether by train, car or ferry. Plus, DK's excellent insider tips will get you under the skin of Tunisia, even explaining its weather and festivals. "DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Tunisia" shows you what others only tell you.
    DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Tunisia
    By NA

    Dorling Kindersley
    Paperback

    DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Tunisia
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    Your holiday starts here! From the hot springs of Hamman Mellegue to the lunar landscape of Matmata, discover it all with this essential guide to Tunisia. Explore the Roman ruins of Carthage with the unique 3D models, and use the street maps to find the best bazaars to pick up a bargain. Tips on where to enjoy the local cuisine will ensure you enjoy 1001 Arabian nights however long your stay.
    DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Tunisia
    DK Eyewitness Travel
    Released: 2011-07-18
    Paperback (352 pages)

    DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Tunisia
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    The lavishly illustrated and fully updated DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Tunisia will be your perfect travel companion to this stunning island with its charming blend of Islamic, Berber, and European culture. Tunisia is covered in exhaustive detail with cutaways, 3D aerial views, and floor plans of all the major sights, such as the Roman ruins in Sbeitla, the baths at Carthage, the pit homes of Matmata (featured in Star Wars), and the magical atmosphere of desert oases in the south.

    Full color maps and plans enable you to explore the island in depth, while walks, scenic routes, and thematic tours will ensure that you won't miss a thing. Illustrated food features highlight regional gastronomic delights and the guide comes complete with an impressive selection of restaurants and hotels.

    With its abundance of sumptuous photographs and expert information on everything from where to go diving to the lowdown on the best beaches in Hammamet, as well as sights, markets, beaches, and festivals listed town by town, this guide provides everything you need to enjoy the perfect Tunisian break.

    Don't miss a thing on your vacation with DK Eyewitness Travel Guide to Tunisia.

    HIGHLIGHTS INCLUDE:
    Packed with photographs, illustrations, and maps
    Cutaways and floor plans of all the major sights
    3D aerial views of the city's most interesting districts
    Huge selection of hotels, restaurants, stores, and entertainment venues

    North African Cuisine: Recipes of Algeria, Libya, Morocco, and Tunisia
    By J.R. Stevens

    CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
    Paperback (68 pages)

    North African Cuisine: Recipes of Algeria, Libya, Morocco, and Tunisia
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    North African Cuisine includes over 50 recipes from Maghreb region that borders on the Mediterranean Sea and comprises the countries of Algerian, Libya, Morocco, an Tunisia. You can delight in spicy stews, tangines and kabobs or the irresistible taste combinations of dishes that include healthy ingredients such as lentils, couscous or potatoes. Using ingredients that are readily available in American markets, the recipes are doable as well as delicious. Of course, one of the keys to authentic African cooking is the use of spice blends and rubs, which elevate simple cooking techniques to an excitingly varied and intense level. With a sumptuous range of dishes from soups and stews, side dishes, to entrees and desserts, this book is a wonderful introduction to North African cooking. Grad you copy of North African Cuisine now!
    Tunisia - Culture Smart!: The Essential Guide to Customs & Culture
    By Gerald Zarr

    Kuperard
    Paperback (168 pages)

    Tunisia - Culture Smart!: The Essential Guide to Customs & Culture
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    Culture Smart! provides essential information on attitudes, beliefs and behavior in different countries, ensuring that you arrive at your destination aware of basic manners, common courtesies, and sensitive issues. These concise guides tell you what to expect, how to behave, and how to establish a rapport with your hosts. This inside knowledge will enable you to steer clear of embarrassing gaffes and mistakes, feel confident in unfamiliar situations, and develop trust, friendships, and successful business relationships. Culture Smart! offers illuminating insights into the culture and society of a particular country. It will help you to turn your visit-whether on business or for pleasure-into a memorable and enriching experience. Contents include: * customs, values, and traditions * historical, religious, and political background * life at home * leisure, social, and cultural life * eating and drinking * do's, don'ts, and taboos * business practices * communication, spoken and unspoken

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