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Tunisia (tjuːˈnɪzɪə ; -ˈnɪsɪə) 



  1. a republic in N Africa, on the Mediterranean: settled by the Phoenicians in the 12th century bc; made a French protectorate in 1881 and gained independence in 1955. It consists chiefly of the Sahara in the south, a central plateau, and the Atlas Mountains in the north. Exports include textiles, petroleum, and phosphates. Official language: Arabic; French is also widely spoken. Official religion: Muslim. Currency: dinar. Capital: Tunis. Pop: 10 835 873 (2013 est). Area: 164 150 sq km (63 380 sq miles)

Translations for 'Tunisia'

  • British English: Tunisia Tunisia is a republic in North Africa, on the Mediterranean.tjuːˈnɪzɪə; -ˈnɪsɪə NOUN
  • Arabic: تُونُس
  • Brazilian Portuguese: Tunísia
  • Chinese: 突尼斯
  • Croatian: Tunis
  • Czech: Tunisko
  • Danish: Tunesien
  • Dutch: Tunesië
  • European Spanish: Túnez
  • Finnish: Tunisia
  • French: Tunisie
  • German: Tunesien
  • Greek: Τυνησία
  • Italian: Tunisia
  • Japanese: チュニジア
  • Korean: 튀니지
  • Norwegian: Tunisia
  • Polish: Tunezja
  • Portuguese: Tunísia
  • Romanian: Tunisia
  • Russian: Тунис
  • Spanish: Túnez
  • Swedish: Tunisien
  • Thai: ประเทศตูนีเซีย
  • Turkish: Tunus
  • Ukrainian: Туніс
  • Vietnamese: nước Tunisia


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