Ten fun facts about Tunisia

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Fact 1:
The currency of Tunisia is Tunisian Dinar.

Fact 2:
The life expectancy in Tunisia is around 75 years.

Fact 3:
98 precent of the population are Muslims.


Fact 4:
The highest point in Tunisia is Jebel ech Chambi with its 1544 meters.

Fact 5:
The official language of Tunisia is Arabic, but French is also widely spoken there.

Fact 6:
More than a quarter of Tunisias population live in the capital Tunis.

Fact 7:
The word Tunisia is derived from Tunis; a city and capital of modern-day Tunisia.

Fact 8:
The Tunisian oasis at Kebili has been found to be containing evidence of Stone Age settlements.

Fact 9:
The city Kairouan is the fourth most important city in the Islamic world after Mecca, Medina and Jerusalem.

Fact 10:
The city Hammamet is Tunisia's largest tourist resort and has been attracting holidaymakers from all over Europe since the 1960s.

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Tunisia, is the northernmost country in Africa.


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Population
10,886,500

Sources
CIA The World Factbook



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