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Check naturegnosis for Tunisia in 2001.

Tunisia Modern History

The ethnic composition of Tunisia was partially modified in the 16th-18th centuries due to the arrival of Turks and Levantines and their union with the women of the country; groups of Q ū l ō ghli(as those born of these unions were called) were formed in Tunis and its surroundings, in Bizerte, Monastīr, al-Mahdiyyah. In… Read More »

Tunisian Literature

According to thefreegeography, Tunisian literature did not seem, in the Middle Ages, to distinguish itself from Arabic. The city of Kairouan was, before Tunis, an important cultural center and gave famous writers such as al-Qaysi (966-1045), author of works on the Koran, al-Husrī (d. 1061), compiler of three anthologies, and the religious poet aš-Sādili (d.… Read More »

Tunisia Overview

Official language Arabic, French Capital Tunis Form of government Presidential Republic Area 163.610 km² Residents 10,433,000 Currency Tunisian dinar Time zone CET (UTC +1) License plate TN Internet TLD .tn Telephone area code 00216 (Source: ALLCITYCODES) Geography The Tunisian Republic is located in North Africa and borders the Mediterranean Sea in the east and north,… Read More »