Tunisia TUNISIAN REPUBLIC

International Treaties
Nice Agreement
Paris Convention
PCT
WIPO
WTO

Problems
Corruption, foreign debt
Foreign exchange crisis
Unemployment

Currency
Tunisian Dinar

Dialing Code
216

Internet Domain
.tn

Tunisia
EDUCATION & EMPLOYMENT

Education
Basic education for children between the ages of 6 and 16 compulsory

Employment Majority
Unknown

INDUSTRY & TRADE

Main Exports
Clothing, semi-finished goods and textiles, agricultural products, mechanical goods, phosphates and chemicals, hydrocarbons, electrical equipment

Main Imports
Textiles, machinery and equipment, hydrocarbons, chemicals, foodstuffs

Main Industries
Petroleum, mining (particularly phosphate and iron ore), tourism, textiles, footwear, agribusiness, beverages

CULTURE

Languages
Standard Arabic

Population
10 million (2011 estimate)

Religion
Islam

GEOGRAPHICS & CLIMATE

Capital
Tunis

Climate
North - mild rainy winters and hot, dry summer
South - desert

Neighbouring Countries
Algeria, Libya

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