Tunisia Ethan ortolani

Tunisia is slightly smaller than wisconsin
Tunisia is temperate in the north, with mild rainy winters and hot dry summers in south. It is in North Africa bordering the Mediterranean sea, its between Algeria and Libya.
Ethnic Group’s consist of 98% Arab, 1% European, 1% Jews and others. Their Language is: Arabic, French, and Berber.
Capital: Tunis. Tunis is the largest city in Tunisia Current Leader: Beji Caid Essebsi. (since December 31 2014) The Tunisian Government took steps in the 1960s. They got colonized by the French.
For every dollar in Tunisia it is 44 cents in the U.S.

Historical events

March 20, 1956 - Tunisia gained their independence.

600s - Arabs conquered the territory of Tunisia.

1957 - The monarchy is abolished and Tunisia becomes a republic..

1883- French troops occupy Tunis. France controls economic and foreign affairs;

Hannibal- His most famous exploit occurred during the second Punic war when he invaded Italy from the north after crossing the Alps with an army of 40,000 men and 300 elephants.
Most of the food in Tunisia is Mediterranean cuisine and most of it is spicy. Most common dish is called Harissa, The dish is a compote made of garlic, cumin, olive oil and dried chilli peppers.
Woman used to not have the same equal rights as men but now they have same. Most people in tunisia are farmers to help keep the economy going.
Tunisia has lots of different animals that are not in the U.S including Fennec which is this picture, and a Oryx which is a deer with long horns. But also they regular animals like whales, ducks, birds.


Created with images by Free Grunge Textures - www.freestock.ca - "Tunisia Grunge Flag" • Rusty Clark ~ 100K Photos - "Money Machine / Sousse, Tunisia"

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