Tunisia destination information

All you need to know before visiting Tunisia

Tunisia summary

Tunisia is a medium sized country with around 11M Tunisian. Official language is Arabic. Tunisia uses metric system (kilograms, centimeters, °C). Time zone is UTC+01:00. Currency used in Tunisia is Tunisian Dinar (TND).

🎫 Border Rank #️⃣ 107
🗺️ Passport Rank #️⃣ 150

ATMs in Tunisia are Common. Internet speed in Tunisia is on average 3.1 Mbps. In Tunisia you drive on the right side. Most cars have manual transmission (stick).

🏙️ Tunis
🗣️ Arabic
👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 11M ☀️ ~19 °C 🌧 ~20 mm 👍 Developing 🚩 164k km2 (63k mi²)
🎫 Visa Exemption
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🏥 Health regulation
🛃 Customs rules
🏛️ Embassies


Socket 🔌

Tunisia uses 230V, 50Hz with sockets and plugs Type C and Type E.

Languages 🗣️

  • Arabic


Currency 💱

1 TND = 0.34 USD

Tunisia uses the Tunisian dinar (symbol: ?.?), code TND.Banknotes come in denominations of 50, 20, 10 and 5 dinars. Dinar is subdivided into 1000 millimes. Coins come in denominations of 5, 2 and 1 dinars and 500, 200, 100, 50, 20 and 10 millimes.

ATM 🏧🏦


Automatic teller machines are common in Tunisia. You can usually find them in both large & small cities.You do not need a chip & PIN card to use an ATM — your standard magnetic card will work fine.

Tipping 💁🏽

Not expected, but can leave extra tip

Tipping is usually not expected in Tunisia. However, if you are satisfied with the service provided you can show your appreciation by leaving a small ‘extra’ tip.

Card 💳


Mobile Phone 📱

Tunisia uses GSM mobile networks GSM 900 and GSM 1800.

Roaming 🌐

If you don't want to buy SIM card in Tunisia upon arrival, make sure to check the roaming charges with your telecom provider before your departure so there are no surprises when you return home.

Emergency Calls 🚨

Universal :


Police :


Ambulance :


Fire department :


Calling ☎️


To call Tunisia, dial +, then 216 (the country code for Tunisia), then the area code and the local number.


For local calls within Tunisia, start with the area code. In the case above area code is 7 .

international: + 216 7 1234567
calling local: 7 1234567

Internet connection

Internet Speed 💯

Internet speed in Tunisia is on average 3.1 Mbps.

Wifi 📡

WiFi coverage in Tunisia is low. It is not as easy to find one.

SIM Card #️⃣

You can buy a SIM card for about 23.08 TND, which includes 5 GB of data plan. You can choose from 3 telecoms: Ooredoo, Orange or Tunisie Telecom.


Rules 🚗

In Tunisia you drive on the right side. Most cars have manual transmission (stick).

Limits 🚦

Unless otherwise posted, the speed limits for cars and motorcycles are as follows: 110 km/h (68 mph) on motorways, 110 km/h (68 mph) on expressways, 50-70 km/h (31-43 mph) in all built-up areas and 90 km/h (55 mph) on undivided highways.


Temperature 🌡️

Rainfall ☔

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Visa Exemption

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Passport Strength

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Tunisian embassies

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