Total Population (million): 10.2481728047
Annual growth rate: 1.15%
Urban population: 64%
Ethnic Origins: 98% Arabs, 1% Europeans, Jews and others 1%.
Official Language: 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
Business language: English is not very common. French is the
language used in trade, and for some administrative texts.
Religion: Muslims 98%, Christians 1%, Jews 1%
Area: 163610 kmÂ²
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
Type of economy: Lower-middle-income 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.
To call from Tunisia, dial 00
To call in Tunisia, dial 216
Internet suffix: .tn
Internet users: 170.7
Access to electricity: n.c.