Location: A republic in North Africa, lying on the Mediterranean coast and formerly a French protectorate, Tunisia became autonomous in 1956 and assumed republican status in 1957. It is the site of ancient Carthage.
Agriculture: Tunisia is an agricultural country, and produces wheat, barley, oats, dates, olives, citrus fruits, almonds, figs, vegetables and alfa grass. The chief minerals are phosphates, iron lead and zinc.
Industry: Oil production, textiles, leather, fertilizers construction materials, food processing. The principal exports are olive oil, wine, phosphates and grains.
Mission in India:
Embassy of the Republic of Tunisia
A-42, Vasant Vihar, New Delhi - 110 057, India
Tel: 91 - 11 - 2614 5346, 2614 5349
Fax: 91 - 11 - 2614 5301
Indian Mission in Tunisia:
Embassy of India
4, Place Didon, Notre Dame
Tunis 1002, Tunisia
Tel: 00 - 216 - 1 - 787819
Fax: 00 - 216 - 1 - 783394