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Tunisia
(1,922 words)

Al Jumhūriyyah At Tūnisiyyah (The Republic of Tunisia)

Demographics (United Nations)

Population

11,903,000

Area

160,000 sq. km (63,000 sq. mi)

Population density

73/sq. km (190/sq. mi)

Growth rate p.a.

1.09% (per 1,000: births 15, deaths 6)

Under 15 years

24%

Urban dwellers

70% (1.34% p.a.)

Largest cities

Tunis 2,365,000; Safaqis 630,000

Languages & peoples (World Christian Database)

Mother tongues

98% Arabic, 1% Shilha, plus 8 others

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Cite this page
“Tunisia”, in: World Christian Encyclopedia Online, Todd M. Johnson, Gina A. Zurlo. Consulted online on 29 July 2021 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2666-6855_WCEO_COM_02TUN>
First published online: 2020



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