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Tunisia (by Garri B.)

about the country tunisia from Africa.

Garri Bolden

on 2 June 2010

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The Country of Tunisia Garri N. Bolden Tunisia's Flag Red is the traditional color of Islam and was the color adopted by Ottoman Empire who ruled Tunisia from the late 16th century until 1881. It also came t represent against Turkish supremacy. The cresent and star are tradional symbols of Islam and are also concidered to be lucky symbols. The white circle represents the sun. The Tunisian flag is very similar to the Turkish flag. Tunisia's Flag was adopted originally between 1831-1835, makeing Tunisia's flag one of the oldest flags in the world. Tunisia's wasnt legislated in constitution until 1959. The current version of the Tunisian flag was adopted on July 3rd 1999. Tunisia gained independance from France March, 20th 1956. population is about 10,432,500. Tunisia's Capital is Tunis (also the largest city). there are 98% Sunni Muslim with the main state religion as Islam. Its official language is Arabic. French is also spoken. Tunisias Government: republic. Climate: (hot & dry summers, wet & mild winters) temporate climate in the North. desert conditions in the South. (Tunis) (Tunisia's climate change) (people of Tunisia) One of Tunisia's major Holidays are Eid-al-Fitr, comes at the end of the fast month of Ramadan (refrain from eating, drinking, or sexual reltaionships during daytime) (celebrateing Eil-al-Fitr) Tunisia's major sports are: Soccer (known as "Football"), horseback rideing, hunting, and camel raceing (Camel racing) Tunisian football (soccer) tunisian major exports/crops/products: mineral, chemical products, textiles, agricultural products, oil, natural gas, zinc, cork oak, pine, tunisia has a crime problem in sertain areas, simple things like stealing from Tourists and stores then there's girls getting harassed in some places, but also terrists. A group of terrists used a truck bomb on a Tunisian Island, result of killing a few western tourists, Tunisia has international Terrism but their nationals are involved now and trying to solve the problem. (Tunisia securaty) important person in Tunisia: Habib Bourguiba, he was the first president of Tunisia, he implemented; women equal rights to men in tunisia, education, and healthcare. Lyrics to Tunisia's national anthem: Live my country, live unity of our Emirates lives,
You have lived for a nation,
Whose religion is Islam and guide is Quran,
I made you stronger in God's name oh homeland,
My country, My country, My country, My country,
God has protected you from evils of the time,
We have sworn to build and work,
Work sincerely, work sincerely,
As long as we live, we'll be sincere, sincere,
The safety has lasted and the flag has lived oh our Emirates,
The symbol of Arabism,
We all sacrifice for you, we supply you with our blood,
We sacrifice for you with our souls oh homeland, THE END
PREZI PRESeNTATION Bibliography: http://www.worldflags101.com/t/tunisia-flag.aspx
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: http://www.state.gov/r/pa/ei/bgn/5439.htm
Tunisian food combines Arabic, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern and French influences. Bread and pastries are a legacy of the French. Although Tunisia is an Islamic country, alcohol is not prohibited. Tunisia's national drinks are Mint Tea,
Turkish coffee, and herb-based liqueur. (Tunisian Mint Tea) (Habib Bourguiba)
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