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Last update : 19 February 2019


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Capital : Tunis
Language :  Arabic
Currency :  Tunisian dinar
Population : 11 154 400
Area : 163 610 km2

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Tunisia facts

1. Independence from France was obtained on March 20, 1956.
2. The population density is 64 people / km².
3. The country is 2 times smaller than Poland.
4. The main religion is Islam, 99%.
5. The most popular sport is football.
6. The full name of the country – the Republic of Tunisia.
7. Political system – republic.
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9. The highest peak is Jabal ash-Shanabi, 1 544 m above sea level.
10. The motto of the country – “Order, Freedom, Justice”.
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11. Position in the best world army list:
      – 2015 year – 65 place,
      – 2018 year – 76 place.

12. Number of soldiers:
      – 2014 year – 40,000 professional and 12,000 reservists, < br>       – 2018 year – 38 150 professional and 12,000 reservists.

13. Number of equipment:
      – 2014 year – 350 tanks, 900 armored vehicles, 139 jet aircraft and 75 helicopters,
      – 2018 year – 199 tanks, 679 armored vehicles, 146 jet aircraft and 84 helicopters.

14. Expenses for the army:
      – 2014 year – $550,000,000 ,
      – 2018 year – $550,000,000 .

15. Maritime fleet …
      – in 2014 , the year was around 310 ships, in 2018 of the year it’s about 63 ships.

Autor: Wojak

16. In Tatawin, photos were taken for the film “Star Wars”. They were used to create the planet Tatooine.

Autor: Eliza

17. Kairuan is the fourth largest holy city of Islam after Mecca, Medina and Jerusalem.

18. In Al-Dżamm, there is the third largest amphitheater in the world, which has been in a better condition than the Coliseum.

Autor: Grzegorz

19. The minimum wage is 340 dinars per month (data from 2011).

20. The amount of income tax in Tunisia is 30%.

21. The unemployment rate in 2018 is 15.4% .

Autor: Daria

22. In Tunisia, an average person consumes about 1.5 liters of pure alcohol per year.

23. The national alcohol is boukha.

24. The most beer is beer – 69%, then wine – 27%, and spirit – 4%.

Autor: AlkoWorld

25. In this country, compulsory education lasts 9 years.

26. The beginning of education begins at the age of 6.

27. The average IQ level is 83.

Autor: EduKacJa

28. In this country there are 18.2% of people above 15 years of age who can not read or write (approximately 1 998 861 people).

Autor: Reebeka

29. The name Tunisia derives from the Phoenician goddess Tanith.

Autor: Rink

30. Built-up area allowed speed depending on the area varies from 50 to 70 km / h.

Autor: AutoMania

31. Outside the built-up area, the speed limit on the regular road is 90 km / h, and on the 110 km / h expressway.

32. The permissible blood alcohol content in a person driving a car is 0.5 promille.

33. In 2013, 1,505 people lost their lives as a result of traffic accidents.

Autor: AutoMania

34. 1% of fatal accidents have caused people under the influence of alcohol.

35. In this country, more than 1,735,000 motor vehicles are registered (158 vehicles per 1 000 inhabitants).

Autor: AutoMania

36. 4% of the population suffer from malnourishment (around 440,000 people).

37. 8.4% of the population live on less than 3 $a day.

Autor: Durga

38. In this country there are over 19 418 km of paved roads including over 357 km of expressways (0.03% of all roads in the world).

39. In this country there are 29 airports, 15 of the paved surface.

40. In this country there are over 2 165 km of railway tracks.

Autor: Marlène

41. In this country, over 5 408 000 (2015) 7 898 534 (2018) people have access to internet (approximately 72% of the population).

42. Around 5,200,000 (2015) 6,400,000 (2018) accounts on Facebook.

Autor: NET

43. The country’s top-level domain is .tn . There are over 23,920 websites with such an extension.

44. The most popular pages with the extension .tn are: google.tn, attounissia.com.tn and businessnews.com.tn.

Autor: http

45. The country has over $7,048,000,000 in foreign exchange reserves (0.06% of foreign currency reserves of all countries in the world).

Autor: Vinamra

46. Gross Domestic Product (GDP) …
      – in 2015 the year is $50,026,000,000 ,
      – in 2018 the year is $40 260,000,000 .

47. Internal debt at the beginning …
      – 2015 of the year was 47.5% GDP, or around: $23 762 350,000 ,
      – 2018 of the year was 69.2% GDP, or around: $27,859 920,000 . To pay it off, each citizen would have to give around $2,537.

48. The foreign debt at the beginning of 2015 of the year was around: $27 660,000,000 .

Autor: Komornik

49. 22% of adults living in this country are overweight.

Autor: Łasuch

50. In this country the average adult person smokes 136 cigarettes a month.

Autor: VViki

51. The tallest structure in the country is the television tower in Zarzis, 320 meters high.

Autor: BobBudowniczy

52. The lowest temperature: -10.3 °C was measured at Bou Chebka.

53. The highest temperature: 55 °C was measured in Kebili.

Autor: weather

54. The most deadly disease in this country is respiratory tract infection.

Autor: medi

55. The average life expectancy in this country is 75.4 years (women – 78.6 years and men – 72.2 years).

Autor: Wilga

56. In this country, men and women can get married at the age of 20.

57. A woman gives birth to 2 children on average

Autor: Nadia

58. The average age people living in this country is 31.9 years old.

59. The country is around:
2 529 000 people (23.03%) in the age range 0-14 years.
7,570,000 people (68.93%) in the age range 15-64 years.
883,000 people (8.04%) who are over 65 years old.

60. In this country, about 183 000 children are born annually (1.7% of the population), and about 6,500 people die (0.6% of the population).

Autor: Sara19

61. The lowest located place in the country is Shatt al Gharsah – 17 m.p.p.

Autor: Klemens

62. In Tunisia there are 100720 km2 of agricultural land (65% of the country).

63. 1 people in 1000 possess firearms.

Autor: Statyk

64. Thala is the highest located city in the country.

65. In this country, women have the right to vote since 1959.

66. In this country, the formalities related to the establishment of the company last 11 days.

67. He joined the United Nations on November 12, 1956.

68. The work week is 48 hours.

Autor: Statyk

69. 64% of the country’s population lives in urban areas.

70. 10948 km2 of the country is covered by forests (7%)

71. The last death penalty was carried out in 1991.

Autor: Statyk

72. In this country, the amount of income tax for individuals is 35%, and for companies 25% (2018).

73. The tax on goods and services is 18% (2018).

74. The level of inflation in 2018 is 7.5%.

Autor: Fan%

75. Tunisia has 6,800 kg of gold reserves (2018).

Autor: Vinamra

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What is the highest peak in Tunisia?
The highest peak in Tunisia is Jabal ash-Shanabi (1544 m above sea level).

answer: Marta

What is the largest river in Tunisia?
The largest river in Tunisia is Medjerda (450 km).

answer: Marta

What is the largest lake in Tunisia?
Bizerte is the biggest lake.

answer: Marta

What is the national dish?
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What Tunisia has national colors?
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What is national alcohol?
The national alcohol is boukha.

answer: Marta

What is the national animal?
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What is the national sport?
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What countries borders Tunisia?
Tunisia borders on such countries as Algeria 965 km, Libya 459 km.

answer: Marta

What is the average age of people living in this country?
The average age of people living in this country is 31.9 years.

answer: Marta

What is the minimum wage?
The minimum wage is 340 dinars per month (data from 2011).

answer: Marta

What is the population density in Tunisia?
The population density is 71 people per km2.

answer: Marta

What is the motto of this country?
The motto of the country – “Order, Freedom, Justice”.

answer: Marta

What is the highest temperature recorded in this country?
The highest temperature: 55 ° C was measured in Kebili.

answer: Marta

What is the lowest temperature recorded in this country?
The lowest temperature: -10.3 ° C was measured at Bou Chebka.

answer: Marta

With how many years can you legally buy alcohol?...
In this country, alcohol can be bought at the age of 16.

answer: Marta