Illustration of the Grand Mosque

Knowledge and Culture in Tunisia

Tunisia is part of the Arab cultural circle, while the country has cultural roots rooted in and under the influence of several periods of immigration. These include notably the country’s Berber culture and Arab influence, including from Islam, including the large Moorish population that settled in Tunisia after being banished from Spain in the 1400s. […]

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Column from the historic city of Khartago, in today's Tunisia


Tunisia is a republic in North Africa bordering Algeria in the west, east to Libya and having a 1148 kilometer coastline to the Mediterranean in the north. Tunisia is by far the smallest of the states in the Maghreb region, but the most successful in terms of economy and way of life. Official language is […]

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Mahmud Masaadi

Literature of Tunisia

Lyric is traditionally the most popular literary genre in Tunisia, but many writers have written short stories and stories, and eventually the novel has had its impact. Tunisian literature exists in both Arabic and French, and important themes are the relationship between tradition and modernity, the liberation from colonialism and the questions of national identity. […]

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