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Capital: Tunis
Official languages: Arabic and French
Demonym: Tunisian
Population:
- July 1, 2008 estimate 10,327,800
- 2004 census 9,910,872
Currency: Tunisian Dinar (TND)
Time zone: CET (UTC+1)
Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Driving: on the right
Internet TLD: .tn
Calling code: 216
Voltage: 220 v

Tunisia in 2011

Tunisia's revolution for freedom: Video

Here are a few websites with good overall sources of information and maps of Tunisia:
http://www.npr.org/search/index.php?searchinput=tunisia&tabId=all&dateId=0&programId=0&topicId=0 -- National Public Radio
http://travel.nytimes.com/travel/guides/africa/tunisia/overview.html -- New York Times Travel Guide Articles
http://lexicorient.com/tunisia/index.htm -- A great overall look at Tunisia. Recommended.
http://www.hejleh.com/countries/tunisia.html -- Quick History, and a set of links to everything Tunisian.
http://encarta.msn.com/encnet/refpages/search.aspx?q=tunisia -- Encarta Online: Tunisia
https://www.cia.gov/cia/publications/factbook/geos/ts.html-- The CIA Fact Book. Up to date info.
http://www.travel.state.gov/travel/cis_pa_tw/cis/cis_1045.html -- US State Department / Embassy Information

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tunisia -- The WikiPedia entry for Tunisia. NOTE: try using the SEARCH box on the left of WikiPedia for any information. Try "Tunis", "Sidi Bou Said", "Souk", "Magreb", "Berber" etc.

QUICK HIGHLIGHTS:

PHOTOS OF TUNISIA: http://www.terryking.us/TnPhoto-start.htm


CARTHAGE:
LookLex Tunisia website: http://lexicorient.com/tunisia/carthage.htm
Photos around Carthage:
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Carthage Byrsa
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Carthage Byrsa
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Carthage Dermich
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Side road
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Carthage Hannibal
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Ben Ali park

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Ben Ali mosque





LA MARSA:
Tore Kieilen website


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La Marsa, Sidi Abdel Aziz
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La Marsa
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American cemetery,Maalga
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Dar Annebi,Sidi Bou Said




SIDI BOU SAID: http://lexicorient.com/tunisia/sidi_bou_said.htm








TUNIS: http://lexicorient.com/tunisia/tunis.htm





PHOTOS: AROUND TUNISIA: WHAT IT REALLY LOOKS LIKE: The roadsides and the non-tourist areas


MAPS-DIRECTIONS: Tunis-LaMarsa


NAMES OR CATEGORIES OF PLACES IN TUNISIA What 's an Ain, a Bab, Jebel, Oued ? ? etc..

HIKING - OUTDOORS:

The Guardian: Pointers to Tunisia Outdoors

MORE DETAILLED INFORMATION:

NOTE: This Atlas is a good place to start to learn more about Tunisia and the surrounding area.
Atlas of the Orient -- http://lexicorient.com/e.o/atlas/index.htm
Encyclopedia of the Orient -- http://lexicorient.com/e.o/index.htm

NEWSPAPERS: TUNISIA

Links to newspapers that have information about Tunisia:
http://www.world-newspapers.com/tunisia.html
http://www.abyznewslinks.com/tunis.htm
http://www.magharebia.com/cocoon/awi/xhtml1/en_GB/homepage/default -- Magreb (North Africa) News

WORLDWIDE NEWS IN ENGLISH:(Click On A Newspaper) Suggestion: Start with BBC