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Capital:
Tunis
Government:
Unitary Semi-Presidential Republic
Current Head of Government:
Kaïs Saïed
Economy:
  • Diverse, market-oriented economy, with important agricultural, mining, tourism and manufacturing sectors.
  • Key exports include textiles and apparel, food products, petroleum products, chemicals, and phosphates, with about 80% going to the European Union.
Population:
11,721,177 (2020) (79th)
Land Size:
164,150 sq km (63,378 sq miles)
Major Ethnic Groups:
  • Arab: 98%
  • European: 1%
  • Jewish and other: 1%
Religions:
  • Islam: 98%
  • Christianity: 1%
  • Judaism and other: 1%
Languages(s):
  • Arabic (official, one of the languages of commerce)
  • French (commerce)