Tunisia - Olive of thee
Tunisia is located in northern Africa, full name of the Republic
of Tunisia, "Tunisia" in worship of the defenders from the goddess
of the Phoenicians evolved. An area of 164,200 square kilometers.
Population of 9.78 million, 90% were Arabs, Islam is the state
religion. Arabic is the national language. Currency dinar. Capital
of Tunisia (tunis).
The flag dates back to the Ottoman Empire, and has a moon and a
five-pointed star symbol. Now the symbol of the Republic of Tunisia,
it is also a sign of Islamic countries.
In the early ninth century BC, the Phoenicians in the Gulf Coast
established the Tunisian city of Carthage, and later developed it
into a slavery power. In 146 BC came the Roman Empire Afrikaans
province. In the fifth and sixth centuries it was occupied by the
Vandals and the Byzantines. In 705, it was conquered by the Arab
Muslims. In the 13th century, the Gong Ji and Hafs dynasties
established a strong country. In 1574, it became a province of the
Turkish Ottoman Empire. In 1881, it became a French protectorate. On
March 20, 1956, the French recognized the independence of Tunisia.
On July 25, 1957, the Constituent Assembly suddenly adopted a
resolution to depose the king and announced the establishment of the
Republic of Tunisia.
Economic and Cultural Customs
Salt Lake is the largest town in the southwest Jerry salt marsh.
Tunisia has more than 4,000 million olives and an annual output of
more than 20 million tons of olive oil, making it Africa's largest
olive oil producer and exporter. The main agricultural products are
wheat, beans, olives and grapes. Livestock farming with cattle and
sheep support the camel industry. Other industries include oil and
phosphate mining, manufacturing and processing industries and carpet
The Tunisia national art museum is in possession of a treasure of
mosaics, in which "the victory of Neptune" is the world's oldest
mosaic, some 5,500 years old. Islam is the state religion. The
central cities of Kairouan, Tunisia, Saudi Arabia's Mecca and
Jerusalem, along with wheat, are known as the four holy sites of
Carthage Castle Ruins
Located on the northeastern Mediterranean coast of Tunisia,
Carthage was the capital of dynasty and was built in 814 BC. There
are the famous ruins and a Roman theater, open-air theater and
semicircular building that are still in use until today. From the
remnants of the site, people can feel whether it will be a
prosperous and strong year. Presumably, then medium-sized cities
today, urban area and quite. Year built for the residents of water
reservoir capacity of 30,000 cubic meters, set up a number of water
channels swept past, forming up to 60 km of artificial Milky Way.
Each year the Government of Tunisia Carthage International Festival,
held in this.