Tunisia

Tunisia

Tunisia’s tourist appeal, its rich cultural and archaeological heritage, its congress centres and facilities in addition to its hotels, thalassotherapy centres and golf courses have made it a choice destination for incentives and congresses. With BGT, your trip to Tunisia will be unique. We will put all our energy, passion and experience into designing a programme that will go beyond your expectations. In fact creativity and professionalism are BGT’s key words and the keystone of a success stretching over 12 years.

Basic facts about Tunisia

Area: 162,155 sq.km

Coast Line: 1.298 km

Location:  North Africa (borders with  Mediterranean Sea, Algeria and Libya)

Population: 11,299,400 persons

Capital: Tunis

Form of Government: Republic

Religion: Tunisia is a liberal Muslim country with a tolerant attitude towards other religions.There are also small jewish and Christian communities in the country

Official Language: Tunisia dialect is a combination of Arabic, with borrowings French, Italian and Maltese

Time zone: One hour ahead of the UK during winter.No time difference in the summer 

Currency: Tunisian Dinar (TND)

International Airports: Tunis, Enfida, Djerba, Monastir, Tozeur, Tabarka

Credit Cards Accepted: Visa, MasterCard, EuroCard, Diner'sClub,Amex

Weather: Mediterranean(semi arid in the interior, arid in the south) , Average temperatures in december 11.4°C and in july 29.3°C.

Telephone: Country code 216+ number (8digits).

Public Holidays

  • 1 January – New Year’s Day
  • 14 January – Revolution and Youth Day
  • 20 May – Independence Day
  • 9 Apr – Martyrs' Day
  • 1 May– Labour Day
  • 26 Juin– Eid al-Fitr
  • 25 July– Republic Day
  • 2 September– Eid al-Adha
  • 22 September–  Muharram
  • 15 October – Evacuation Day
  • 1 December  – The Prophet's Birthday