It is bordered by Algeria to the west and southwest, Libya to the southeast, and the Mediterranean Sea to the north and east.
Tunisia's population was estimated to be just under 11.93 million in 2016.
The French colonization of Tunisia occurred in 1881.
The Ottomans held sway for over three hundred years.
Its coast was settled by Phoenicians starting as early as the 12th century BC (Bizerte, Utica).
The city of Carthage was founded in the 9th century BC by Phoenicians.
) is a country in North Africa, covering 165,000 square kilometres (64,000 square miles).
Its northernmost point, Cape Angela, is the northernmost point on the African continent.