Tunisia
Republic of Tunisia

Capital
Tunis

Area
63,170 sq mi
163,610 sq km


Population
9,924,742 est 2003

Largest city
Tunis
pop. 699,700


Languages
Arabic (official) French

Peoples
Arab-Berber 98%, European 1%

Religion
Islam 98.7% Christianity 1%, Judism 1%

Life Expectancy
total population: 74.66 years
male: 73 years
female: 76.44 years (2004 est.)


Literacy
total population: 74.2%
male: 84%
female: 64.4% (2003 est.)


Suffrage
20 years of age; universal

Government
Republic


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