What is Tunisia?

  • (noun): A republic in northwestern Africa on the Mediterranean coast; achieved independence from France in 1956.
    Example: "Southern Tunisia is mostly desert"
    Synonyms: Republic of Tunisia


Tunisia ( i/tuːˈniːʒə/ two-NEE-zhə or /tjuːˈnɪziə/ tew-NIZ-iə; Arabic: تونس‎ Tūnis ; French: Tunisie), officially the Republic of Tunisia (Arabic: الجمهورية التونسية‎ al-Jumhūriyyah at-Tūnisiyyah; Berber: Tagduda n Tunes; French: République tunisienne), is the smallest country in North Africa. It is an Arab Maghreb country bordered by Algeria to the west, Libya to the southeast and the Mediterranean Sea to the north and east.

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Tunisia - Affiliations
... Tunisia is a member of the following organizations Organization Dates United Nations since 12 November 1956 Arab League since 1958 Organisation of ...
Arab Banks - Tunisia - Central Bank
... Central Bank of Tunisia (Banque Centrale de Tunisie) ( http//www.bct.gov.tn ). ...
Sicca Veneria
... Al-Kāf‎), also known as Le Kef, is a city in north western Tunisia and the capital of the Kef Governorate ... mi) to the west of Tunis and some 40 kilometres (25 mi) east of the border between Algeria and Tunisia, El Kef has a population of 45,191 (2004 census) ... El Kef was the provisional capital of Tunisia during World War II ...
Beylik Of Tunis - French Protectorate
... Tunisia became a protectorate of France on May 12, 1881, after the French claimed that Tunisian troops had crossed the border into their colony of Algeria ... Tunisia was occupied by Germany from 1942 until 1943 ... Tunisia received its independence from France March 20, 1956, as a constitutional monarchy with the Bey of Tunis, Muhammad VIII al-Amin, becoming the king of Tunisia ...
Handball At The 2005 Islamic Solidarity Games - Preliminary Round - Group C
... Team Pts Pld W D L GF GA GD Bahrain 62 ... +18 Tunisia 71 ... +5 Azerbaijan 80 ... -23 April 9 Azerbaijan 29 - 42 Tunisia April 10 Bahrain 38 - 28 ...