Tunisia Geography and Population

Tunisia – geography Tunisia stretches from the Mediterranean to the Sahara and contains very different landscape types. In northern Tunisia, the two mountain ranges dominate Northern Tell (Jabal al-Shanabi, 1544 m) and High Tell; they are separated by the wide, fertile river valley of the river Medjerda. Northern Tell runs from Algeria to Bizerte and […]

La Marsa, Tunisia

La Marsa, Tunisia

The cozy French colonial area of ​​La Marsa (“anchor”) is located on a picturesque stretch of the northern coast of Tunisia, between Sidi Bou Said and Gammarth. There are few historical sights here, but this “lack” is by no means felt – La Marsa is good for its snow-white mansions with openwork forged balconies and […]

Sights of Tunisia

Sights of Tunisia

Tunisian is the land of the Carthaginians, Berbers, Romans and later the Arabs and Ottomans. As these peoples have left their mark on Tunisian culture. Many of the country’s sights still have a direct link with the country’s special past. Wonderful examples of this are the historic city of Carthage, the amphitheater of El Djem, […]

Tunisia Economy

Tunisia Economy

Subchapters: Basic data Public finances and the state budget Banking system Tax System Basic data After the economy fell by 8.6% in 2020, growth returned to approx. 3% per annum. However, the pace falls far short of its potential. The reason is the structural problems of the economy and the critical state of Tunisian public […]

Tunisia Visa

Tunisia Visa, Embassy, Holidays and Shopping

VISAS, ENTRY RULES, CUSTOMS REGULATIONS in Tunisia Since 1998, the visa for Russian citizens entering Tunisia for the purpose of tourism has been abolished. Now the basis for entering the country is a voucher tour. agency that books the tour to Tunisia. For children going on vacation unaccompanied by their parents (as part of a […]

How to Get Around Tunisia

How to Get Around Tunisia

Souvenirs When choosing a holiday in Tunisia, you will inevitably think about what souvenirs are best to bring from there. Some useful tips: Leather Products In Tunisia, where the rest is unforgettable, you can buy slippers, belts, bags, clothes, as well as purses and wallets. Local leather shoes are durable, beautiful and well made. You […]

Tunisia Archeology

Tunisia Archeology

Punic archaeology. – The extreme lacunae with which the literary sources are presented, with the exception of Carthage, confers, in the current state of research, considerable documentary relevance to the archaeological data. The re-reading of the known data and the acquisition of the new ones make it possible to update and integrate the testimonies on the […]

Tunisia History

Tunisia History

According to Naturegnosis, Tunisia, officially Arabic Al-Djumhurijja at-Tunisijja [-d ʒ ʊ m-], French République tunisienne, German Tunisian Republic, is a state in North Africa, in the Maghreb with (2018) 11.5 million residents; The capital is Tunis. Tunisia before the Husainids The land inhabited by Berber tribes has been around since about 1100 BC. Colonized by Phoenicians […]

Tunisia Travel Advice

Tunisia Travel Advice

General travel information for Tunisia Continent: Africa Geographical location: North Africa, on the Mediterranean coast Highest elevation: Djebel Chambi (1544 m above sea level) Longest river: Medjerda (450 km) Form of government: Republic System of government; Semi-presidential system of government Languages: Arabic Neighboring countries: Libya and Algeria Capital: Tunis Area: Approx. 164,000 km² Population: Approx. […]