Tunisia

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PROFILE
  • Area: 163,610 sq. km (63,170 sq. mi.)
  • Population: 11,134,588 (2016 est.)
  • Population growth rate: 0.86% (2016 est.)
  • Life expectancy: 76.1 years (2016)
  • Languages: Arabic (official, one of the languages of commerce), French (commerce, spoken by about two-thirds of the population), Berber (Tamazight)
  • Religions: Muslim (official; Sunni) 99.1%, other (includes Christian, Jewish, Shia Muslim, and Baha'i) 1%
  • Formal name: Republic of Tunisia
  • Alternate names: Al Jumhūrīyah at Tūnisīyah, Al Mamlakah at Tūnusīyah, Jumhūrīyat Tūnus, La République Tunisienne, La Tunisie, Republic of Tunisia, Tunez, Tūnis, Tunisian Republic, Tunisie
  • Government type: parliamentary republic
  • Leaders: chief of state: President Beji CAID ESSEBSI; head of government: Prime Minister Youssef CHAHED
  • Capital: Tunis
  • Administrative divisions: 24 governorates
  • GDP per capita (PPP): $11,400 (2015 est.)
  • Exports: clothing, semi-finished goods and textiles, agricultural products, mechanical goods, phosphates and chemicals, hydrocarbons, electrical equipment
  • Imports: textiles, machinery and equipment, hydrocarbons, chemicals, foodstuffs
  • Currency: Tunisian dinar (TND)
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