Tunisia

By: Jasmine Cho and Catherine Nguyen

Introduction of Tunisia

Tunisia, or the Tunisian Republic is the northernmost country in Africa, and is the smallest country in the Maghreb region of North Africa with almost 165,000 square kilometers in area. Tunis is the capital city of Tunisia and the language they speak is Arabic, but some people speak French, and the dominant religion Islam.

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T unisian dinar is their official currency. (Economic)

U ntil 18 years of age, suffrage and voting is not accepted. (Political)

N atural resources in Tunisia is petroleum, phosphates, iron ore, lead, zinc, and salt. (Geographic)

I ndustry labor force is 49.8%. (Economic)

S unni is what most Muslims worship. (Social)

I ndependence is on March 25, 1956. (Social)

A lgeria and Libya are on either sides of Tunisia. (Geographic)

Tunisia (Political)

The red crescent and the star represents Tunisia because their dominant religion is Islam. The red crescent and star represents the losses and bloodshed in struggle for freedom. The white spaces on the flag represents peace for all citizens.

Images Citation

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4. Couscous. Photography. Encyclopædia Britannica Image Quest. Web. 21 Jan 2015.
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Bibliography

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