Geography in Tunisia

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Geography in Tunisia


The continent: Africa
  
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Area in Tunisia


Surface area

163 610 sq. km.[?] (2015)
(descending): 92 in the world of 233 (60,94%); 35 in Africa from 56 (39,29%)

Land area

155 360 sq. km.[?] (2015)
(descending): 91 in the world of 230 (60,87%); 34 in Africa from 54 (38,89%)

Territorial waters

8 250 sq. km.[?] (2015)
(descending): 53 in the world of 153 (66,01%); 18 in Africa from 40 (57,50%)

Land use in Tunisia


Land area

155 360 sq. km.[?] (2015)
(descending): 91 in the world of 230 (60,87%); 34 in Africa from 54 (38,89%)

Agricultural land

64,84 {% of land area[?]}
(2014)
(descending): 29 in the world of 208 (86,54%); 16 in Africa from 53 (71,70%)
0,347 % (0,069 % annual) ↘
min: 54,66; max: 64,84; max-min: 10,18 (15,70%); mid: 59,75;
5,09 (7,85%)
100 730 {sq.km.[?]}
(2014)
(descending): 72 in the world of 209 (66,03%); 30 in Africa from 54 (46,30%)
0,347 % (0,069 % annual) ↘
min: 84 920; max: 100 730; max-min: 15 810 (15,70%); mid: 92 825;
7 905 (7,85%)
0,919 {hectares per person[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 48 in the world of 207 (77,29%); 25 in Africa from 52 (53,85%)
3,61 % (0,723 % annual) ↗
min: 0,919; max: 2,05; max-min: 1,14 (55,28%); mid: 1,49;
-0,568 (-61,80%)

Arable land

18,67 {% of land area[?]}
(2014)
(descending): 57 in the world of 206 (72,82%); 14 in Africa from 53 (75,47%)
2,66 % (0,531 % annual) ↘
min: 17,42; max: 22,70; max-min: 5,28 (23,25%); mid: 20,06;
-1,40 (-7,48%)
29 470 {sq.km.[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 67 in the world of 206 (67,96%); 25 in Africa from 53 (54,72%)
4,21 % (0,842 % annual) ↘
min: 27 300; max: 34 100; max-min: 6 800 (19,94%); mid: 30 700;
-1 230 (-4,17%)
0,265 {hectares per person[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 42 in the world of 206 (80,10%); 11 in Africa from 53 (81,13%)
0,885 % (0,177 % annual) ↗
min: 0,265; max: 0,737; max-min: 0,472 (64,02%); mid: 0,501;
-0,236 (-88,97%)

Forest area

6,70 {% of land area[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 171 in the world of 205 (17,07%); 43 in Africa from 53 (20,75%)
4,90 % (0,980 % annual) ↘
min: 4,14; max: 6,70; max-min: 2,56 (38,23%); mid: 5,42;
1,28 (19,12%)
10 410 {sq. km.[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 121 in the world of 206 (41,75%); 39 in Africa from 54 (29,63%)
4,90 % (0,980 % annual) ↘
min: 6 430; max: 10 410; max-min: 3 980 (38,23%); mid: 8 420;
1 990 (19,12%)
0,094 {hectares per person[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 156 in the world of 204 (24,02%); 38 in Africa from 52 (28,85%)
0,157 % (0,031 % annual) ↗
min: 0,079; max: 0,094; max-min: 0,015 (15,99%); mid: 0,086;
0,0073590 (7,85%)

Terrestrial protected areas

5,44 {% of land area[?]}
(2014)
(descending): 155 in the world of 204 (24,51%); 40 in Africa from 53 (26,42%)
21,64 % (4,33 % annual) ↘
min: 1,27; max: 5,44; max-min: 4,17 (76,65%); mid: 3,36;
2,09 (38,33%)
8 909 {sq. km.[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 113 in the world of 202 (44,55%); 34 in Africa from 51 (35,29%)
0,0000516 {hectares per person[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 148 in the world of 202 (27,23%); 34 in Africa from 51 (35,29%)

Land boundaries and coastline in Tunisia


Length of land borders

1 495 km.[?] (2015)
(descending): 111 in the world of 166 (33,73%); 40 in Africa from 49 (20,41%)

Number of Neighbors

2 [?] (2015)
(descending): 114 in the world of 164 (31,10%); 43 in Africa from 49 (14,29%)

Coastline

1 148 km.[?] (2015)
(descending): 78 in the world of 191 (59,69%); 12 in Africa from 40 (72,50%)

Elevation in Tunisia


mean elevation

246 m.[?] (2015)
(descending): 125 in the world of 163 (23,93%); 42 in Africa from 48 (14,58%)

lowest point

-17 m.[?] (2015)
(descending): 53 in the world of 73 (28,77%); 16 in Africa from 24 (37,50%)

highest point

1 544 m.[?] (2015)
(descending): 139 in the world of 232 (40,52%); 40 in Africa from 56 (30,36%)

Main parameters in Tunisia


Population

11 107 800 number of people[?] (2015)
(descending): 80 in the world of 233 (66,09%); 30 in Africa from 56 (48,21%)
5,05 % (1,01 % annual) ↘
min: 4 220 701; max: 11 107 800; max-min: 6 887 099 (62,00%); mid: 7 664 251;
3 443 550 (31,00%)

Surface area

163 610 sq. km.[?] (2015)
(descending): 92 in the world of 233 (60,94%); 35 in Africa from 56 (39,29%)

Population density

72,44 people per sq. km of land area[?] (2015)
(descending): 136 in the world of 230 (41,30%); 23 in Africa from 54 (59,26%)
5,46 % (1,09 % annual) ↘
min: 27,27; max: 72,44; max-min: 45,17 (62,36%); mid: 49,85;
22,59 (31,18%)

Population growth rate

1,01 annual %[?] (2015)
(descending): 126 in the world of 216 (42,13%); 52 in Africa from 54 (5,56%)
1,82 % (0,364 % annual) ↗
min: 0,928; max: 3,15; max-min: 2,22 (70,53%); mid: 2,04;
-1,03 (-102,61%)

Surface area

1,47 hectar per person[?] (2015)
(ascending): 141 in the world of 233 (39,91%); 25 in Africa from 56 (57,14%)
5,32 % (1,06 % annual) ↗
min: 1,47; max: 3,89; max-min: 2,42 (62,15%); mid: 2,68;
-1,21 (-82,11%)