Tunisia , officially the Republic of Tunisia , is the northernmost country in Africa. It is an Arab Maghreb country and is bordered by Algeria to the west, Libya to the southeast, and the Mediterranean Sea to the north and east. Its area is almost 165,000 square kilometres , with an estimated population of just under 10.7 million. Its name is derived from the capital Tunis located in the northeast. Tunisia is the smallest country in North Africa. The south of the country is composed of the Sahara desert, with much of the remainder consisting of particularly fertile soil and 1,300 kilometres ...
|Founded:||March 20, 1956|
|Official language:||Arabic Language|
|Area:||63,170.2 sq. mi.|
|Form of government:||Republic, Unitary state, Semi-presidential system|
|Also known as:||República Tunisina, Tunus Cumhuriyeti, الجمهورية التونسية|