Tunisia

Flag of TunisiaTunisia (US Listeni/tuːˈniːʒə/ too-nee-zhə or UK /tjuːˈnɪziə/ tew-niz-i-ə; Arabic: تونس‎ Tūnis pronounced [ˈtuːnɪs], officially the Republic of Tunisia[9] (Arabic: الجمهورية التونسية‎ al-Jumhūriyyah at-Tūnisiyyah; French: République Tunisienne), is the smallest country in North Africa. It is a Maghreb country bordered by Algeria to the west, Libya to the southeast and the Mediterranean Sea to the north and east. Tunisia is almost 165,000 square kilometres (64,000 sq mi) in area, with an estimated population of just under 10.7 million. Its name is derived from the capital Tunis located in the northeast. The south of the country is composed of the Sahara desert, with much of the remainder consisting of particularly fertile soil and 1,300 kilometres (810 mi) of coastline.
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General information

  • Provides detailed information on the history, people, government, economy, geography, communications, transportation, defence, and transnational issues of different countries. The CIA World Factbook
  • Part of the World Bank's website, with information, analysis and reports on its projects and strategic plans. World Bank country information
  • Country profiles of all the countries in the world.BBC country profile
  • Offers comprehensive, comparable data and analysis of 53 African economies. African Economic Outlook
  • The University of Pretoria’s Centre for Human Rights database has documents on national legislation (Constitution) and reports from the African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights as well as UN documents. African Human Rights Document database

Publications

Experts

Libraries and archives

  • The National Library of Tunisia’s website offers access to books, periodicals, manuscripts and maps and has information on its history, collections and cultural activities (in French and Arabic). Bibliothèque nationale de Tunisie (BnT)
  • Provides information about the history, collections and services of the National Archives of Tunisia (in French Arabic and English). Les archives nationales de Tunisie

Statistics

  • Offers free access to more than 2000 financial, business, health, economic and human development statistics.World Bank statistical data
  • Provides statistics, estimates and projections produced by countries and compiled by the United Nations data system on agriculture, crime, education, energy, industry, labour, national accounts, population and tourism. UN data
  • Provides a compilation of data with maps and graphs from the CIA World Factbook, the UN and the OECD. NationMaster
  • This regularly updated website has a global collection of voter turnout statistics for presidential and parliamentary elections since 1945. International IDEA: Voter Turnout
  • The 'Google for data', providing statistical data in graphs, tables and charts. Zanran data and statistics

Internet resources

  • Compiled by the University Library of Johann Christian Senckenberg in Frankfurt on the Main and the GIGA Information Centre: Africa Library in Hamburg. Has a database of Internet resources with more than 4900 websites on Sub-Saharan Africa. ilissAfrica internet resources
  • Links to freely available Africa-related material provided by the Nordic Africa Institute. Guide to Africa on the Internet

Movies and images

  • Lists more than 1300 films/documentaries on a specific country in the library catalogue of the African Studies Centre (ASC) in Leiden. African films at the ASC
  • Is a library of homemade movies and amateur films illustrating French colonial history in Algeria, Tunisia, Morocco, Congo, the CAR, Cameroon, Benin, Madagascar and Indochina. Cinémémoire Films d'Archives
  • List of Tunisian movies with trailers and additional information.Movies from Tunisia

Music

  • Discographic database of African and Caribbean music at Le MediaPort de l'INA (L'Institut National de l'Audiovisuel). Afromix African music
  • Provides access to the Dutch-language website of the Stichting Centrale Discotheek (CDR). Muziekweb
  • Has information on Malouf, Mezwed, Salhi and other artists. Tunisian music on Wikipedia

News about Tunisia

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