What Is Tunisia Famous for?


Tunisia has a long tradition of weaving and is famous for its rugs, mergoums, kilims, as well as other tapestries and woven products. The Northern Africa country is also known for its arts, ceramics, chechias, and music called Malouf which means “familiar” or “customary” and is a popular music style imported from the Andalousian Muslims who were chased out of Spain at the end of the 15th century.
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Tunisia is one of Africa's easiest destinations, a place where tourists almost outnumber the locals in high summer, and flock here for the golden sandy beaches, non-stop sunshine, ... More »
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Tunisia is the smallest nation among those situated along the Atlas mountain range. On 17 December 2010, Mohamed Bouazizi, a Tunisian street vendor set himself on fire in protest of the confiscation of his wares and the humiliation inflicted on him by a municipal official. His actions became the catalyst for mass demonstrations and riots throughout the country in protest of social and political issues in the country. Anger and violence intensified and lead to the stepping down of Tunisia's long-time President Zine El Abidine Ben Ali on 14 January 2011.
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