The capital of the Republic of Tunisia is Tunisia. It is a coastal country in North Africa. Neighbors; It is surrounded by Algeria in the west, Libya in the southeast, Mediterranean in the east and in the north.
Tunisia, in the central part of the Mediterranean region, together with the Italian Peninsula and the Island of Sicily, creates a strait connecting and separating the Eastern and Western Mediterranean. Particularly, 200 km from Sardinia Island and 140 km from Sicily Island, the country facilitates the connection between the continents of Europe and Africa. It has a width of 756 km from south to north and 351 km from west to east. The length of the coast is 1200 km.
Tunisia is physically divided into three regions. Northern region, coastal region and southern region.
In Tunisia, where the Mediterranean climate prevails; summers are hot and dry, winters are warm and can be slightly or very rainy by region. Rains begin in the middle of autumn and continue until the middle of spring most of the time. As the south goes down, the rain falls and the climate becomes irregular. In winter the temperature does not drop below 0 ° C. Write up to 40 ° C.
Part of Tunisia is a steppe and desert, and other areas include forests in areas where there is much rain. The valleys are very fertile and suitable for all kinds of crops. In the south there are plants that are resistant to heat.
Tunisia's important underground riches are phosphate, iron, oil, lead and zinc. Phosphate deposits in the country, Africa's largest reserves are located here. It ranks fifth among the continental countries in terms of oil reserves and fourth in terms of natural gas resources.
Important Cities of Tunisia
Tunisian Currency: Tunisian Dinar
The telephone code of Tunisia: +216
Carthage, Djerba, Gabes, Kairouan, El Kef, Sfax, Sousse, Douz
The Economy of Tunisia
Tunisia's economy is generally based on agriculture. The majority of the population works in this sector. Wheat, barley, olives, citrus fruits, fruits, vegetables and dates are the main agricultural products. Sheep, goat, cattle and poultry are the main animals are grown. In recent years, there has been a rising sector in fishing.
In Tunisia, tourism is the main industry branch of mining, food, canned food, textile, light industrial goods and artificial fertilizers.
Tunisia imports some goods
industrial products, agricultural equipment, consumption, food, clothing and energy materials.
Phosphate, oil, olive oil, citrus, iron ore, fish and textile.
Tunisia makes the most trade with France, Italy, United Germany and the United States. Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, the United States, Canada and the United States are among the main countries where they receive assistance.
Countries Exported by Tunisia
France, Italy, Germany, Algeria and Spain.
Nations Living in Tunisia
The population of Tunisia has emerged from the mix of the Berbers and Arabs, natives of the country. There are also numerous numbers of purebred Berbers and Arabs. The country also had a Jewish minority that had migrated from Spain in the past. There is little French and Turkish.
Languages spoken in Tunisia
In Tunisia, Arabic is generally spoken, but the number of those who speak French is too many, as the French occupation lasts a lot.