Catholic Church


Republic of 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

Saints: 130 Saints, 2 Blesseds

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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

Jurisdictions (1): Archdioceses Archdiocese (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)

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Papal Visits

Apostolic Nunciature: Tunisia Archbishop Kurian Mathew Vayalunkal (56)

Conference of Bishops: Conférence Episcopale Régionale du Nord de l’Afrique (C.E.R.N.A.) Cardinal Cristóbal López Romero, S.D.B. (70)

International Meeting of Bishops’ Conferences: Symposium des Conférences Episcoaples d’Afrique et de Madagascar (S.C.E.A.M.)

Last updated on 2023.01.25

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