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Area:
162,155 square kilometres


Population:

 


10.4 million;
Official language:
Arabic

Foreign language
widely spoken:

French, English,

Capital:
Tunis,

Other large cities:
Sfax, Sousse, Bizerte, Nabeul, Gabes, Kairouan, Jendouba, Beja

Currency:
Tunisian dinar (TD); 1 TD = 1,000 millimes

Working hours

A week of six days with the Sunday as the official rest day. The Administration and a number of companies in the public sector don’t work on Friday and Saturday afternoon. The financial institutions and some service companies have a 5-day-week. During the summer, (July and August) and the month of Ramadan the companies work for a non-stop single session daily.
 

 

Exchange rates:
1 TD = US$0.74/
= £ 0.53 /
( 2009)


  

Climate:
Mediterranean
average temp. 12ºC in winter, 29ºC in summer


Time zone:
GTM + 1

Main economic indicators

 

2007

2008

2009

1 TN D = 0.74 US $ and 0.53 Euro approx.

 

 

 

GDP at Market prices (Million of Tunisian Dinars)

45.638

50.954

55.806

Real GDP Growth

   

3.0 %

GNP Per Capita (Tunisian Dinars)

4202

4579

4853

Import goods and services(Million of Tunisian Dinars)

26.414

32.089

36178

Export goods and services (Million of Tunisian Dinars)

25.407

30.708

34.666

Tourist Receipt (Million of Tunisian Dinars)

3.077

3.390

3.459

Investment rate as%GDP

23.9%

24.9%

25.9%


Inflation rate

3.1% 5.0%

 3.7%

     

 

     

 

   

 


 

   

 

 
     

 

       

 

     
       
       

 

Last Updated (Tuesday, 16 February 2010 17:39)