The Lord's Move to Africa


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Location: North Africa, bordering the Mediterranean Sea, between Algeria and Libya 
Geographical Size: land: 155,360 sq km, water: 8,250 sq km Climate: temperate in north with mild, rainy winters and hot, dry summers; desert in south 
Population: 11,516,189 (July 2018 est.) 
Population Growth Rate: 0.95% (2018 est.) 
Languages: Arabic (official, one of the languages of commerce), French (commerce), Berber (Tamazight) 
Religion: Muslim (official; Sunni) 99.1%, other (includes Christian, Jewish, Shia Muslim, and Baha'i) 1% 
Government Type: parliamentary republic 
Capital City: Tunis 
Economy: Key exports now include textiles and apparel, food products, petroleum products, chemicals, and phosphates, with about 80% of exports bound for Tunisia's main economic partner, the EU. 
GDP (Purchase power parity): $137.7 billion (2017 est.) Communications: Fixed line telephones 1,113,168 (2017 est.) Mobile Cellular 14,334,080 (2017 est.) Internet users 5,665,242 (July 2016 est.) Information and map From CIA