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.
From Wikipedia

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
  • Offers repackaged data and information from relevant FAO databases with a focus on natural resources, economics, agriculture, forestry, fisheries and technical cooperation. FAO country profiles
  • 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

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

Showing 61 headlines from the past two days
05/23/2017 - 00:22

A video showing president Mugabe struggling to climb a small...

News on Tunisia continually updated from thousands...
05/22/2017 - 21:05
A young protester was killed after a police vehicle "accidentally"...
05/22/2017 - 21:37
Tunis - A young protester was killed on Monday after a police vehicle...
Provides latest Big News Network RSS feeds
05/22/2017 - 21:47
...
Twitter feed for: bbcafrica. Generated by TwitRSS....
05/22/2017 - 19:39
Tunis - Security forces on Monday fired tear gas at protesters as...
Provides latest Big News Network RSS feeds
05/22/2017 - 19:18
* Serinus energy inc.: sabria field in tunisia temporarily shut-in...
Reuters.com is your source for breaking news, busi...
05/22/2017 - 19:56
RABAT, May 22 (Reuters) - Panama authorities have released a Moroccan...
Reuters.com is your source for breaking news, busi...
05/22/2017 - 18:03
Security forces fired tear gas at protesters as they tried to storm...
05/22/2017 - 18:22
...
Africa news from Africa -Sport -Music
05/22/2017 - 17:01
...
Twitter feed for: afrinnovator. Generated by TwitR...
05/22/2017 - 16:27
* Defence Ministry warned would use force (Adds detail throughout)...
Reuters.com is your source for breaking news, busi...
05/22/2017 - 16:44
...
Africa news from Africa -Sport -Music
05/22/2017 - 14:14

Tunisian security forces fired tear gas on Monday to disperse...

News on Africa continually updated from thousands...
05/22/2017 - 12:59

Tunisian security forces fired tear gas on Monday to disperse...

News on Tunisia continually updated from thousands...
05/22/2017 - 12:29
Tunisian soldiers fired warning shots into the air to stop...
05/22/2017 - 11:57
TUNIS (Reuters) - Tunisian security forces fired tear gas on Monday...
Reuters.com is your source for breaking news, busi...
05/22/2017 - 11:20
TUNIS, May 22 (Reuters) - Tunisian security forces fired tear gas on...
Reuters.com is your source for breaking news, busi...
05/21/2017 - 21:16

"Paypal, the online payment gateway, will submit a roadmap for the...

News on Tunisia continually updated from thousands...
05/21/2017 - 19:02

Lock the road usually used by foreign oil companies to go the oil...

News on Tunisia continually updated from thousands...
05/21/2017 - 18:57

On the side-lines of the Islamic Development Group 42nd Annual...

News on Mali continually updated from thousands of...
05/21/2017 - 18:05
TUNIS - Tunisian protesters demanding jobs have closed down a second...
Provides latest Big News Network RSS feeds
05/21/2017 - 17:00
...
Twitter feed for: afrinnovator. Generated by TwitR...
05/21/2017 - 16:48

On the side-lines of the Islamic Development Group 42nd Annual...

News on Tunisia continually updated from thousands...
05/21/2017 - 16:54
Tunisian protesters demanding jobs have closed down a second oil...
africa
05/21/2017 - 15:44
TUNIS, May 21 (Reuters) - Tunisian protesters demanding jobs and a...
Reuters.com is your source for breaking news, busi...
05/21/2017 - 14:10
TUNIS (Reuters) - Tunisian protesters demanding jobs have closed down...
Reuters.com is your source for breaking news, busi...
05/21/2017 - 14:03
TUNIS, May 21 (Reuters) - Tunisian protesters demanding jobs have...
Reuters.com is your source for breaking news, busi...
05/21/2017 - 07:31
Imed Trabelsi, a nephew of toppled Tunisian dictator Zine El Abidine...
05/21/2017 - 07:40
Tunis - Imed Trabelsi, a nephew of toppled Tunisian dictator Zine El...
Provides latest Big News Network RSS feeds
05/21/2017 - 05:06
DUBAI, May 21 (Reuters) - Here are some factors that may affect...
Reuters.com is your source for breaking news, busi...
05/21/2017 - 04:29
Tunisian protesters shut an oil pumping station that feeds a coastal...
africa
05/20/2017 - 20:29

Invited by the Saudi King Salman, the Tunisian President Beji Caid...

News on Tunisia continually updated from thousands...
05/20/2017 - 20:15
The protesters had been camping outside the station to demand more...
05/20/2017 - 20:12
TUNIS, May 20 (Reuters) - Tunisian protesters on Saturday shut down...
Reuters.com is your source for breaking news, busi...
05/20/2017 - 20:12
TUNIS, May 20 (Reuters) - Tunisian protesters on Saturday shut down...
Reuters.com is your source for breaking news, busi...
05/20/2017 - 17:00
...
Twitter feed for: afrinnovator. Generated by TwitR...
05/20/2017 - 15:59

Tunisian troops fired shots in the air to disperse protesters who...

News on Tunisia continually updated from thousands...
05/20/2017 - 15:59

Tunisian troops fired shots in the air to disperse protesters who...

News on Tunisia continually updated from thousands...
05/20/2017 - 15:59

Tunisian troops have fired shots in the air to disperse protesters...

News on Tunisia continually updated from thousands...
05/20/2017 - 14:05
TUNIS, May 20 (Reuters) - Tunisian troops fired shots in the air to...
Reuters.com is your source for breaking news, busi...
05/20/2017 - 14:05
TUNIS, May 20 (Reuters) - Tunisian troops fired shots in the air to...
Reuters.com is your source for breaking news, busi...
05/20/2017 - 13:38

Lede: Zamalek SC team delegation arrived Friday in the Tunisian...

News on Tunisia continually updated from thousands...
05/20/2017 - 13:05
TUNIS, May 20 (Reuters) - Tunisian troops have fired shots in the air...
Reuters.com is your source for breaking news, busi...
05/20/2017 - 13:41
TUNIS (Reuters) - Tunisian troops have fired shots in the air to...
Reuters.com is your source for breaking news, busi...
05/20/2017 - 13:05
TUNIS, May 20 (Reuters) - Tunisian troops have fired shots in the air...
Reuters.com is your source for breaking news, busi...