Tunisia ( or ; ; ), officially the Republic of Tunisia ( ; Berber: Tagduda n Tunes; ), is the smallest country in North Africa. It is a Maghreb country bordered by Algeria to the west, Libya to the southeast and the Mediterranean Sea to the north and east.
Tunisia is almost in area, with an estimated population of just under 10.7 million. Its name is derived from the capital Tunis located in the northeast. The south of the country is composed of the Sahara desert, with much of the remainder consisting of particularly fertile soil and of coastline.
Tunisia has an association agreement with the European Union and is a member of the Arab Maghreb Union, the Arab League, and the African Union. Tunisia has established close relations with France in particular, through economic cooperation, industrial modernization, and privatisation programs.
How places in Tunisia are organized
All places in Tunisia
Further information on historical place organization in Tunisia
National Archives of Tunisia: A library of preserved works in Arabic, and a file index.