Official name: Republic of Tunisia
Area: 163,610 sq. km
Official languages: Arabic
Other languages: Tamazight, French
Population: 10, 88 million (2013 est.)
Religions: Muslims (98%), Christians (1%), Jews and others (1%)
Independence day: 20 May 1956 from France
Structure of Government:
Executive: The President of the Republic is directly elected by simple majority popular vote for a 5-year term. The Prime Minister is appointed by the President.
Legislative: Unicameral Chamber of the Chamber's Deputies directly elected by simple majority popular vote.
Judicial: The Court of Cassation, the Higher Administrative Court and the Court of Auditors are the highest courts.
Foreign policy: Tunisia is a member of UN, AU, AMU, IMF, ILO, WTO, UNHCR, WHO, UNESCO, IOM
GDP: 46,9 USD billion
Main economic resources: Petroleum, mining (phosphate, iron), tourism, olive oil, cereals, tomatoes, etc
Major Trading Partners: France, Italy, Germany, Spain, Switzerland, Russia, USA, Turkey, China
Legal system based on the French civil code.
International: United Nations Treaty Series Online collection
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