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Geographical position of Tunisia


Tunisia is the country most northerly of the African continent. It is separated from Europe by 140 kilometers in the Strait of Sicily and attached to the Maghreb which is the smallest state.

The country is restricted by Algeria on the West (965 kilometers of common border), in the southeast by Libya (459 kilometers) and in the north and in the East by the Mediterranean Sea (1298 kilometers of coasts).


Tunis – Rome 1h 00

Tunis – Valletta 1h 00

Tunis – Barcelona 1h 30

Tunis – Paris 2h 15

Tunis – Frankfurt 2h 30

Tunis – Brussels 2h 40

Tunis – London 2h 50


Coordinates

34 0 ‘N 9 00′ E

Superficies

163 610 km

Land

95%

Surface covered with water

5%

Cropland

32%

Urbanized land

0.5%

Forests

12%

Lands

50.5%

Maximum altitude

1544 m (Djebel Chambi)

Minimum altitude

17 m (Chott el-Gharsa)

Longest rivers

Medjerda

Largest body of water

Lake Bizerte

Airports

Several airports in Tunisia are available to business travelers and tourists:

Airport Tunis-Carthage.

AirportTabarka.

Airport Skanes-Monastir.

Airport Tozeur.

Airport Djerba.

Airport of Sfax.

Airport Gabes


The airport of “Ennefidha”, (under construction):

the future airport is located nearby immediate of the road-ways and railways which link up the North and the South of the country, and with the big seaside stations of Hammamet, Nabeul, Sousse, Monastir and Mahdia


National Ports

Tunis-Goulette

Rades

Sfax

Bizerte

Gabes

Sousse

Zarzis

Skhira

Marinas

Port of Sidi Bou Said

Port Kantaoui in Sousse

Port of Monastir

Port Yasmine Hammamet


Tunisia has a strategical geographical position, close to Europe, opened on Africa and in the centre of Mediterranean Sea and more developed than certain new members of the European Union.


Tunisia is an ideal platform to conquer the European markets, the Africa and the Middle East.

The country is linked to Europe with daily flights from major international companies and the national company Tunis air.