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Republic of Tunisia (Tunisia)

Tunisia

Also known as: Tunesien (Deutsch), Túnez (español), la Tunisie (français), Tunisia (Italiano), Tunezja (polski), Tunísia (Português), 突尼西亞 (正體中文), チュニジア (日本語), Tunesia (latine)

Continent: Western and Northern Africa

Capital: Tunis

Area: 155,360 km²

Population: 11,403,800

Religions: Muslim (official; Sunni) 99.1%, other (includes Christian, Jewish, Shia Muslim, and Baha'i) 1%

Languages: Arabic (official, one of the languages of commerce), French (commerce), Berber (Tamazight)

Ethnic Groups: Arab 98%, European 1%, Jewish and other 1%

Motto: Ḥurrīyah, Niẓām,ʿAdālah (Arabic) (Freedom, Order and Justice)

Neighbouring Countries: Algeria Algeria, ↑ Italy Italy, → Malta Malta, ↘ Libya Libya


Circumscriptions (1): Archdioceses (1)


Roman Rite (1): Tunis


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Special Churches Special Churches: Cathedrals Cathedrals (1), Basilicas Basilicas (1), World Heritage Churches World Heritage Churches (1)

Documents and Celebrations Documents and Celebrations


Papal Visits


Apostolic Nunciature: Tunisia Archbishop Luciano Russo (55)

Conference of Bishops: Conférence Episcopale Régionale du Nord de l’Afrique (C.E.R.N.A.) Archbishop Paul Desfarges, S.J. (74)

International Meeting of Bishops’ Conferences: Symposium des Conférences Episcoaples d’Afrique et de Madagascar (S.C.E.A.M.) Link Archbishop Gabriel Mbilingi, C.S.Sp. (61)


as of 2019.03.22

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