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Country Tunisia

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Region Northern Africa
Area (sq km) 163,610
Area (sq mile) 63,170
Border Algeria, Libya
Population 11,037,225
Nationality Tunisian(s)
Ethnic Arab 98%, European 1%, Jewish and other 1%
Religion Muslim 98%, Christian 1%, Jewish and other 1%
Language Arabic, French, Berber
Literacy 74%
Government Republic
Capital Tunis
Leader President Beji CAID ESSEBSI (since December 31, 2014) head of government: Prime Minister Youssef CHAHED (since August 27, 2016
Currency Tunisian dinar (TND)
Independence Day March 20, 1956 (from France)
National Holiday Independence Day (March 20, 1956)
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