The Republic of Tunisia is a country in the Maghreb region of North Africa, bordered by Algeria, Libya and the Mediterranean Sea to the north and east. It is ranked amongst some of the smallest countries in North Africa and contains the Atlas Mountains, the Sahara Desert
and much of its land is arable. The capital of Tunisia is Tunis and it is believed that the area was first inhabited by Berbers and Phoenicians in the 12th Century BC.
Interesting Facts about TUNISIA
- Tunisia’s Cape Angela is not just the northern most part of Tunisia but also of the entire Africa.
- Tunisia has 17 national parks, and the Ichkeul National Park is witness to thousands of flamingos, ducks, geese and storks on their migration journeys.
- In El Djem, a city in Tunisia, one of the biggest amphitheaters exists, with an approximate space for 35,000 guests.
- There are 700 monuments, mausoleums, fountains and madrassahs in the Medina quarter of Tunis.