TUNISIA IN BRIEF

Official name :  Republic Of Tunisia (since 1956)

President of the Republic : Mr. Beji CA√ŹD ESSEBSI

Head of the Government : Mr. Youssef Chahed

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General Data

Area : 162 155 Km2

Capital : Tunis

Official language : Arabic

Working languages : French &English

Time zone: GMT+1

Currency : Dinar

National day : March the 20 (commemoration of the independence in 1956)

Working days : Monday to Friday

Population  : 11 millions

Urban population : 67,7%

Life expectancy : 74 years

Literacy rate : 81,2%

Religion : Islam with minority of Jews and Christians