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About Tunisia

Tunisia, also known as Republic of Tunisia is a Small North African country bordering the Mediterranean Sea and Sahara Desert. Tunisia is a former French colony.

The economy of Tunisia is considered to be free and it is an export oriented country. The primary sectors are Oil production, services, industry and services. The industry sector comprises of clothing & footwear manufacturing and production of automobile parts and electric machinery.

Country Facts


Basic Details
Capital CityTunis
Government TypeUnitary semi-presidential republic
Official LanguagesArabic, Tunisian Arabic, Berber, French.
CurrencyTunisian dinar, TND
Phone Code +216
Important CitiesSfax, Sousse, Kairouan, Bizerte, Gabès, Aryanah, Kasserine,Gafsa, La Goulette
National DayIndependence Day (20th Mar)
Ease of Doing Business Ranking78 (Easy)
Primary Industriespetroleum, mining (particularly phosphate, iron ore), tourism, textiles, footwear, agribusiness, beverages
Major Exportsclothing, semi-finished goods and textiles, agricultural products, mechanical goods, phosphates and chemicals, hydrocarbons, electrical equipment.
Major Exports to IndiaFood Products, Footwear, Fuels, Transportation, Plastic or Rubber, Wood, Minerals, Animal, Vegetables, Stone and Glass
Major Importstextiles, machinery and equipment, hydrocarbons, chemicals, foodstuffs
Major Imports from IndiaTransportation, Machinery and Electricals, Raw materials, Chemicals, Textiles and Clothing, Vegetables, Animal, Plastic or Rubber, Footwear, Metals
Foreign Relations
Trade Agreements with IndiaGlobal System of Trade Preferences( GSTP), Partial Scope Agreement (PSA), Bilateral Relations, Bilateral trade
Bordering NationsAlgeria, Libya, Italy, Malta
Member ofArab Maghreb Union(AMU), African Union(AU), Community of Sahel–Saharan States(CEN-SAD), Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa(COMESA), Group of 77(G77), Greater Arab Free Trade Area(GAFTA), Islamic Military Counter Terrorism Coalition(IMCTC), Organisation of African Unity(OAU), Organisation of Islamic Co-operation(OIC), Organisation internationale de la Francophonie(OIF), United Nations(UN), Union for the Mediterranean(UfM), World Trade Organization(WTO)
Indian Embassy Details for TunisiaH.E. N. J. Gangte
Honourable Ambassador
Embassy of India
4, Rue Didon, Place Notre Dame, Mutuelville, Tunis, Tunisia
Email: amb.tunis@mea.gov.in
Phone: 00-216-71-787819, 790968
Website: https://www.embassyofindiatunis.gov.in/
Embassy Details of Tunisia in IndiaH.E. Mrs. Hayet Talbi EP Bilel
Embassy of the Republic of Tunisia
A-9A/6 Vasant MargVasant ViharNew Delhi-110057
Email: tunisiaembassy@airtelmail.in
Phone: +91-11-2614 5346, 2614 5349, 2614 5351 (O)