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Countries : Tunisia :    


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   Capital   
Tunis
  
   Population   
10,074,951 (July 2005 est.)
  
   Languages   
Arabic (official and one of the languages of commerce), French (commerce)
  
   Independence   
20 March 1956 (from France)
   Location   
Northern Africa, bordering the Mediterranean Sea, between Algeria and Libya
  
   Area   
total: 163,610 sq km land: 155,360 sq km water: 8,250 sq km
  
   Land boundaries   
total: 1,424 km
border countries: Algeria 965 km, Libya 459 km
  
   Climate   
temperate in north with mild, rainy winters and hot, dry summers; desert in south


  
   Natural resources   
petroleum, phosphates, iron ore, lead, zinc, salt
  
   Geography - note   
strategic location in central Mediterranean; Malta and Tunisia are discussing the commercial exploitation of the continental shelf between their countries, particularly for oil exploration
  
   Government type   
republic
  
   Currency - Currency code   
Tunisian dinar - (TND)

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   Internet country code:   
.tn
  
   Internet users:   
630,000 (2003)

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