Population of main cities including suburbs:
Tunis (1,056,247); Sfax (955,421); Nabeul (787,920); Sousse (674,971).
98% Arabs, 1% Europeans, Jews and others 1%.
In Tunisia, Arabic is the official language. The Arabic which all Tunisians speak in their everyday communications is a dialectal variety called Tunisian Arabic.
Other Languages Spoken:
98 % of the population speak Arabic, the rest speak Berber. French is also spoken by a large majority of Tunisians.
English is not very common. French is the language used in trade, and for some administrative texts. German and Italian are spoke by many people in Tunisia.
Muslims 98%, Christians 1%,
It is %T:%M %A In Tunis
Exchange Rate on
National Currency: Tunisian Dinar (TND)
Type of State:
According to the terms of the Constitution, Tunisia is a free State, sovereign and independent. Its religion is Islam, its language Arabic and its regime a Republic. The power instituted by the Constitution is founded on the sovereignty of the people and the separation of powers. The regime it establishes is the republican regime.
Type of Economy:
French colony up to 1956 and is now having strong economic ties with the European Union. An economy based on agriculture, the mining and energy sectors and tourism.
HDI (World Rank):
Note: (*) The HDI, Human Development Index, is an Indicator Which Synthesizes Several Data Such as Life Expectancy, Level of Education, Professional Careers, Access to Culture etc.
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10.3 per 100 Inhabitants
41.4 per 100 Inhabitants
Access to Electricity:
99.5% of the Population
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