Banque Centrale de Tunisie

The Tunisian Currency through history

  • Posted on: 1 December 2010
  • By: radmin

Tunisia played, through history, an important economic role. This importance is due, mainly, to the daring activity of its population and its geographical position as a crossroads of maritime ways between the two banks of the Mediterranean and terminus for the Saharan and Eastern trade.
This strategic importance in the international trade made the region a purpose of political conflicts with other powers.
Several historical eras marked the evolution of the Tunisian currency. The main ones are the following:

Presentation of Tunisia

  • Posted on: 1 December 2010
  • By: radmin
  • Official Name: Republic of Tunisia
  • Regime : Presidential
  • President of Republic: Mohamed Moncef Marzouki
  • Official language: Arabic
  • Spoken languages: French (largely used), English and Italian
  • Religion: Islam (existence of Jewish and Christian communities)
  • Capital: Tunis
  • Main cities: Tunis, Sousse, Sfax, Kairouan, Gabès, Bizerte.
  • Surface: 163.610 km 2

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