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Tunisia, - officially the Tunisian Republic - is a country situated on the Mediterranean coast of North Africa. It is the northernmost African country and the smallest of the nations situated along the Atlas mountain range, bordering Algeria, to the west, and Libya to the south east. Around forty percent of the country is composed of the Sahara desert, with much of the remainder consisting of particularly fertile soil, and a 1300-km coastline. Both played a prominent role in ancient times, first with the famous Phoenician city of Carthage, and later, as the Africa Province, which became known as the bread basket of the Roman Empire.

Internet Usage Statistics:
1,765,430 Internet users as of March/08, 17.0% of the population, according to ATI.

Latest Population Estimate:
10,383,577 population for 2008, according to US Census Bureau.

Gross National Income:
GNI per capita is US$ 2,890 ('06), according to the World Bank.

Country Area:
163,610 sq km

Internet Usage and Population Growth:




% Pen.

Usage Source




1.0 %





9.3 %





15.6 %





17.0 %


Tunisia Search Engines and Directories:
The Tunisia Index from the Norwegian Council for Africa.

Tunisian portal, in French.

Tunisia Search Engines
Tunisian Search Engines and Web Directories.

dmoz Directory
Tunisia regional directory.

Tunisia Basic Information
Tunisia data from the CIA World Factbook.

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Tunisia - Telecoms Market Overview & Statistics

Tunisia Telecommunications Report
As a result of heavy investments in the telecom sector since the mid-1990s, Tunisia now has one of the most developed telecommunications infrastructures in Northern Africa with a fixed-line teledensity of more than 12%. The mobile sector has experienced exceptional growth, especially since a second operator was licensed in 2002. Various 3G trial systems have been installed and as one of the first in Africa the country saw its first 3G call made in 2004. Internet access is available country-wide with a fibre optic backbone and international access via submarine cables, terrestrial and satellite links. In 2006 a 35% stake in the incumbent telco, Tunisie Telecom, was sold to a UAE-based consortium.

Africa Market and Telecommunications Reports
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Marweb Tunisia Website
Tunisia news, lifestyle, money, news, sports, politics,
top stories, and links directory can be found here.

Tunisia Newspapers Links
Most important daily news and information from Tunisia here.

Tunisia Country Profile
Brief economic and country overview of Tunisia, by the BBC of London.


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