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Surface: 163 610 km²
Capital: Tunis
Population: 10.7329 million inhabitants (2012)

Travel advice:

Current status: All travel to certain areas in Tunisia inadvisable.

On June 26 2015, an attack was perpetrated in Port El Kantaoui, north of the resort of Sousse. Here are several deaths and cases found. The terrorist threat in Tunisia remains. Be extra vigilant, especially in public places and places where many people come. Follow the instructions of the authorities.

More information about this advice, visit National Government .

Best time
May, June and September are the best months to travel to Tunisia. This avoids the cold winter and hot summer with lots of mass tourism.


Arabic is the official language in Tunisia. In addition, much French.

Travel documents
You must have a valid passport. For group has an identity card is sufficient.
A visa is not required if you are less than 3 months in Tunisia.

Immunization (vaccination)
For a visit to Tunisia, it is advisable to one or more vaccinations to get.

Money and Money
In Tunisia is paid by the Tunisian dinar (TND).

Traffic and route
In Tunisia you have to drive on the right side of the road.

In Tunisia, you can use a Dutch flat plug.
A round plug needs to have a recess for the earth pin present in the outlet. A travel adapter is required if your plug does not have such a recess.

Tap water
It is not recommended to drink water from the tap.

News and newspapers
The latest news regarding Tunisia can be found on Google news .
A summary of the newspapers from Tunisia, visit Abyznewslinks .

Websites from Tunisia ending in .tn.
Tunisia’s official website: ontdektunesie.nl .

Photos and videos

On Flickr you can find a nice collection of photos from Tunisia.
On Youtube you will find a nice collection of videos of Tunisia.

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An overview of all the holidays in Tunisia, visit Beleven.org .

Protected areas and World Heritage
An overview of the protected areas (such as national parks, reserves and wildlife parks) in Tunisia can be found on Protected Planet .
An overview of the World Heritage in Tunisia can be found on the World Heritage List of UNESCO.

Sources: Wikipedia, Wiki Voyage, Government, Embassy Countries, GGD, Google News, Abyznews, Yellow Pages, Flickr, Youtube, Beleven.org, Waarbenjijnu.nl, Protected Planet, World Heritage List.