COUNTRIES OF THE WORLD : TUNISIA

Countries of the World Tunisia

Travel Information Tunisia


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General Information

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  • CAPITAL Tunis
  • GOVERNMENT Republic
  • CURRENCY Tunisian Dinar (TND)
  • POPULATION 10,982,754 (2014 estimate)
  • TOTAL AREA 163,61km² (water 8,250km², land 155,360km²)
  • LANGUAGES Arabic (official and one of the languages of commerce), French (commerce)
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Most popular cities in Tunisia

  • Tunis – the laid-back capital of Tunisia with easy access to Carthage and a very authentic souk
  • Djerba – a Mediterranean island town in the south which is popular with sun-seekers
  • Gabes – large town on the east coast, mostly a rail and bus transit point
  • Kairouan – a major site for Islamic pilgrimage and carpet capital of Tunisia
  • El Kef – Byzantine and Ottoman architecture in this small town in the northwest
  • Monastir – ancient city with a history back to Phoenician times; these days home of the main charter flight airport in the country
  • Sfax – historic town with a great old kasbah; also access to the Kerkennah Islands
  • Sousse – a UNESCO World Heritage Site for its architecture and also a popular beach resort option
  • Tozeur – gateway to several Saharan oasis villages

Sockets & Plugs

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Money

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Currency

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ATM’S

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Communication

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Internet

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Mobile phone

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Mobile phones

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Roaming

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Dial code

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Crime

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High crime rate

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Pickpocketing/theft

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Transport

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Road rules

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Speed limits

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Driving license

IDP is required

An International Driving Permit (IDP) is required alongside your original license. IDP can be issued by your local automobile association before you leave home.

Rent a car

In order to rent a car:

  • you must be over 25
  • must hold a full license for at least a 1 year
  • almost always have a credit card (Visa & MasterCard are the best)

Alcohol, drugs & prostitution

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Alcohol

Legal

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Prostitution

Legal

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Drugs

Cannabis is illegal & criminalized

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Other

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Emergency numbers

  • Police 112
  • Ambulance 112
  • Fire department 112

Vaccinations

Vaccinations listed are recommended

The following vaccinations listed for this country are recommended for your protection and to prevent the spread of infectious diseases.

  • Typhoid fever
  • Hepatitis A
  • Yellow Fever

These apply only to select travelers or persons on work assignments.

  • Rabies
  • Hepatitis B

 

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