When was Tunisia first called Tunisia?
The word Tunisia is derived from Tunis, a central urban hub and the capital of modern-day Tunisia. The present form of the name with its Latinate suffix, -ia evolved from French Tunisie.
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Tunisia, officially the Tunisian Republic, is a country situated on the Mediterranean coast of North Africa. It is the northernmost African country and the smallest of the nat…ions situated along the Atlas mountain range. Around 40 percent of the country is composed of the Sahara desert, with much of the remainder consisting of particularly fertile soil, and a 1300-km coastline. Both played a prominent role in ancient times, first with the famous Phoenician city of Carthage, and later, as the Africa Province, which became known as the bread basket of the Roman Empire. It is thought that the name Tunis (Arabic for both the nation and capital city) originated from Berber, meaning either a geographical promontory, or, "to spend the night."
Tunisia is a country on the Mediterranean Sea, bordered on the west by Algeria, and on the southeast by Libya. In December 2010 and January 2011, it was heavily featured in …the news after widespread riots and violence across the country. The news was featured most in the UK, as tour operators struggled to evacuate thousands of British tourists back to the UK.
The Tunisian Republic.
There are a lot of beaches you can swim in. You can also go to the desert for camel and quad bike rides. Lots of people from different countries go there for the summer.
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No. The first was Morocco.
You can visit Carthage, one of the biggest civilizations, you may know "Hannibal" the greatest leader the world ever know. Also, you can do a lots of other activities. I ad…ded a site for you to check out!
The Imazighen (Berbers) were the first to live in that area. LaterPhoenicians came and then the Romans.
The Sahara is found partly in Tunisia.
Yes, it is a country in North Africa and is actually the northenmost country in Africa.
The media has dubbed the recent revolution in Tunisia the "Jasmine Revolution" based on the geopolitical nomenclature of "color revolutions," a term that described related mov…ements throughout several former USSR and Balkan states in the early 2000s. Many of these movements have been successful in in Georgia's Rose Revolution (2003), Ukraine's Orange Revolution (2004), Lebanon's Cedar Revolution, and the more violent Tulip Revolution of Kyrgystan (2005). Each time massive street protests followed disputed elections or request of fair elections and led to the resignation or overthrow of leaders considered by their opponents to be authoritarian. The comparison is disputed, notably by many Tunisians themselves.
no it was called africa before then carthage and nowadays it's called tunisia
The Region of Africa north of the Sahara and west of the Nile that includes the the Atlas Mountains , and the coastal plains of Tunisia, Morocco, Algeria and Libya, t…hese countries situated entirely in the northwestern part of the African Continent are collectively known as Al-Maghreb in Arabian being their main language, and the Maghreb in English , and Le Maghreb in French being secondary languages used most in this region. In 1989 after the formation of the "Arab Maghreb Union" two more regions i.e. the disputed territories of Western Sahara mostly under Moroccan rule and Mauritania were included in this Maghreb-banner, the residents of these countries are known as the Maghrebis or Moors (a name given to the inhabitants of the western Islamic World by Christians that extend from Spain to Tunisia sharing a common homogeneous culture).