- 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
Example Sentences Including 'Tunisia'
Arar, 34, was detained on suspicion of terrorism during a September 2002 stopover in New York while returning from vacation in Tunisia.
But you do not live in Tunisia and we need to know more about you.
Even before Habib's departure for Tunisia , Maryse Rose had begun to feel impatient.
When the Apricots Bloom
I don't know what Skorpion's aim is but they don't appreciate a Chief Inspector of the Sûreté arriving in Tunisia.
In fact, rather surprisingly, Cavallero had also come to the conclusion that the essential ground to hold was in Tunisia.
TIPS: Low incomes mean tipping is customary and commonplace in Tunisia.
Belfast Telegraph (2003)
The first bid will take place shortly after dawn, at 0500, on the Chott-el-Jerid salt flats in Tunisia.
New Scientist (2004)
U. S. authorities detained Arar at Kennedy airport in New York in September 2002, while he was on a flight back to Canada from Tunisia.
Yobo will be away for six weeks if tournament favourites Nigeria reach the final in Tunisia.
Liverpool Daily Post and Echo (2004)
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