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  Tunisia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
The national flag was adopted in 1835 and legislated in the Constitution on 01 June 1959.
The dimensions of the flag are given as 2:3~, i.e.,12:18~ with disk diameter as 8~.
The flag was adopted in 1831 by Hassine I, 8th bey (sovereign) of the Husseinite Dynasty.
www.crwflags.com /fotw/flags/tn.html   (1115 words)

  
  Tunisia - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
In 1159, Tunisia was conquered by the Almohad caliphs of Morocco.
Tunisia is in north Africa, between the Mediterranean Sea and the Sahara Desert and between Algeria and Libya.
Tunisia's association agreement with the European Union (EU) entered into force on March 1 1998, the first such accord between the EU and Mediterranean countries to be activated.
www.americancanyon.us /project/wikipedia/index.php/Tunisia   (907 words)

  
 Flag of Tunisia - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The national flag of Tunisia has undergone very minor changes since it was first adapted in 1831 by the Tunisian bey Hassine I.
The crescent and star is also an indication of Tunisia's history as a part of the Ottoman Empire.
The flag was readopted upon independence from France since it had been the flag of independent Tunisia before the arrival of Europeans.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Flag_of_Tunisia   (134 words)

  
 Tunisia - Historical Flags   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
This flag is quite common on flag books and charts from the middle of 18th Century and until the middle of the 19th Century.
Flaggenbuch (1939) shows this flag as a rectangular flag of nine stripes, the middle one being of double width and green while others are of equal width and alternating yellow and red, i.e.
Tunisia was nominally under Ottoman rule from 1574 to 1881 (French military intervention).
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 Tunisia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Tunisia was the site of Carthage, a state conquered by the Roman Empire, which withdrew in the 5th century.
Tunisia coach Roger Lemerre said he was stunned by his side's qualification for the 2006 World Cup finals after a nail-biting 2-2 home draw against Morocco on the weekend.
Tunisia coach Roger Lemerre said he was stunned by his side's qualification for the finals after a nail-biting 2-2 home draw against Morocco on Saturday.
www.infothis.com /find/Tunisia   (848 words)

  
 flag of Tunisia flags, Fahnen, Flaggen, FOTW bei Nationalflaggen.de   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
The flag construction scheme before year 2000 was posted to me by Christopher Southworth, as he explained previously based on the Flag Institute model but without indication of the source on which this may be based.
On the pre-1999 flag it is 40/180 of the flag's width, i.e., 22.22%.
The star on the 1956 flag is created within an imaginary circle whose diameter is 2/3 the diameter of the outer arc of the crescent which is itself 2/3 the diameter of the central white disk.
www.nationalflaggen.de /flags-of-the-world/flags/tn'.html   (414 words)

  
 Tunisia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
The national flag was adopted in 1835 and legislated in Constitution on June 1st 1959.
The dimensions of the flag are given as 2:3~, i.e.,12:18~ with disk diameter as 8~.
Finally, the National Geographic (1917) claims that the disk diameter is half the flag height, though I wouldn't hold that to be a strict rule.
www.flagspot.net /flags/tn.html   (1122 words)

  
 Aljazeera.Net - Tunisia: Country profile   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Tunisia, home to the ancient Roman city of Carthage, is a key player in the Mediterranean and is best known for establishing rights for women unmatched by any other Arab nation.
Tunisia is one of the few developing countries in the region to have moved into the "middle income" category and is in the process of economic reform and liberalisation after decades of government control and heavy participation in the economy.
Tunisia spends nearly 1.5% of its GDP on the military which consists of an army, a navy and an air force.
english.aljazeera.net /NR/exeres/E2D423FB-14A5-4E38-8EEC-D18C97227946.htm   (594 words)

  
 About Tunisia - Travel, Maps, Flag and Information   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
The Tunisian Republic (الجمهرية التونسية), or Tunisia, is a country situated on the Mediterranean coast of North Africa.
It is the easternmost and smallest of the nations situated along the Atlas mountain range, bordering Algeria, to the west, and Libya to the south and east.
Tunisia is in north Africa, between the Mediterranean Sea and the Sahara Desert and between Algeria and Libya.
www.canadiancontent.net /profiles/Tunisia.html   (273 words)

  
 Tunisia Government - Constitution, Flag, and Leaders
Flag: Red star on a red crescent in a white circle centered on a red background.
Tunisia is a leader in the Arab world in promoting the legal and social status of women.
Tunisia's judiciary is headed by the Court of Cassation, whose judges are appointed by the president.
www.factrover.com /government/Tunisia_government.html   (1616 words)

  
 Image:Tunisia flag large.png - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Image originally derived from the public domain flags of the CIA World Factbook.
Most of the flags have had their colours improved and many have been resized to the proper ratios.
This image is a map or flag taken and/or modified from the Central Intelligence Agency's World Factbook.
www.wikipedia.org /wiki/Image:Tunisia_flag_large.png   (348 words)

  
 flagsonline.net Flag of Tunisia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Tunisia’s flag dates from about 1831-1835 and is based on the flag of the Ottoman (Turkish) Empire, then rulers of Tunisia.
In 1957, the monarchy was overthrown and Tunisia was proclaimed a republic.
Red is a traditional Islamic colour and was the colour adopted by the Ottoman Empire, rulers of Tunisia from late 16th century until 1881.
www.flagsonline.net /tunisian.htm   (125 words)

  
 Tunisia World Flags - Tunisia Flag
Tunisia has a diverse economy, with important agricultural, mining, energy, tourism, and manufacturing sectors.
Tunisia has agreed to gradually remove barriers to trade with the European Union over the next decade.
Broader privatization, further liberalization of the investment code to increase foreign investment, improvements in government efficiency, and reduction of the trade deficit are among the challenges for the future.
www.flagsofworld.com /worldflags/tunisia.shtml   (235 words)

  
 Tunisia, flag of --¬† Encyclop√¶dia Britannica
The flag's width-to-length ratio is 2 to 3.
Tunisia is strategically important in the Mediterranean region, where its location and ease of access have made it vulnerable to virtually every historical influence in the area.
Tunisia was the site of ancient Carthage and, as the province of Ifriqiyah, or Africa Minor, was a keystone of Arab and Turkish empires in North Africa.
www.britannica.com /eb/article-9093975?tocId=9093975   (792 words)

  
 Tunisia — FactMonster.com
Occupying the eastern portion of the great bulge of North Africa, Tunisia is bounded on the west by Algeria, on the north and east by the Mediterranean Sea, and on the southeast by Libya.
Tunisia: History, Geography, Government, and Culture - Information on Tunisia — geography, history, politics, government, economy, population statistics, culture, religion, languages, largest cities, as well as a map and the national flag.
Tunisia: History - History Early History The coast of Tunisia was settled in 10th cent.
www.factmonster.com /ce6/world/A0849693.html   (152 words)

  
 Flag of Tunisia - Encyclopedia, History, Geography and Biography   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Flag of Tunisia - Encyclopedia, History, Geography and Biography
The national flag of Tunisia has undergone very minor changes since it was first adapted in 1831 by the Tunisian bey Hassine I. The crescent and star are traditional symbols of Islam, and are also considered to be symbols of good luck.
The crescent and star is also an indication of Tunisia's past history as a part of the Ottoman Empire.
www.arikah.net /encyclopedia/Flag_of_Tunisia   (148 words)

  
 Tunisia
Tunisia was settled by the Phoenicians in the 12th century B.C. By the sixth and fifth centuries B.C., the great city-state of Carthage (derived from the Phoenician name for “new city”) dominated much of the western Mediterranean.
Tunisia: Government - Government Tunisia is governed under the 1959 constitution, as amended in 1988; the president and...
Tunisia: History - History Early History The coast of Tunisia was settled in 10th cent.
www.infoplease.com /ipa/A0108050.html   (779 words)

  
 Tunisia Economy, Tunisia People
Flag of Tunisia : Tunisia has a rather starkly bold flag whose essence lies in its simplicity.
In the centre of the flag is superimposed a white disk containing a blood-red crescent moon and a five-point star.
One of these significant contributors is Tunisia's industrial sector which engages in the manufacture and processing of products like petroleum, textiles, footwear, food, beverages.
www.mapsofworld.com /country-profile/tunisia-economy-people-culture-flag.html   (503 words)

  
 Tunisia President
A red ribbon is attached to the flag pole above the flag, fringed golden at the short edge and with a white disk with crescent and star near the fringe.
One is a fringed version of the Tunisian national flag with an Arabic inscription in white in the upper hoist.
This applies to both the monogram on the violet/blue flag and the national emblem and inscription on the national flag.
www.allstates-flag.com /fotw/flags/tn-pre.html   (997 words)

  
 Tunisia
Tunisia is located in North Africa, on the coast of the Mediterranean Sea.
Tunisia was the site of ancient Carthage, the notable civilization 200 years before Christ.
Tunisia has a republican form of government with multi party politics.
www.arabicbible.com /ac/tunisia/tunisia.htm   (134 words)

  
 Top 5 Flag Designs | Delta Tango Bravo   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Flags are some of the finest and oldest examples of 'branding' to be found and there are some truly wonderful examples.
Denmark, the oldest flag from the 1200's and, like all Scandenavians, meant to be hung longwise up and down is in line with your red and white theme is simple and lovely.
The Danish flag (the "Danebrog") was created when a white cross fell out of a red sky on to a battlefield during King Valdemar's invasion of Estonia (that's right, Alan, circa 12th century).
www.deltatangobravo.com /archives/2003/december/topfiveflag   (923 words)

  
 National Flag of Tunisia
This illustration of the Tunisia Flag is available for immediate download as a single flag or as part of a complete set of international flags.
Two sizes for each country flag are available: one in the official proportions as specified by the particular country and one in a standardized 3:5 ratio.
Our flag illustrations are used by major book publishers, magazines, government agencies, international organizations, professional sports associations, international companies and professional designers around the world.
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 Tunisia Flag - World Flags 101 - Tunisian Flags
The flag of Tunisia consists of a red base with a white outline of a circle in the center.
The Tunisian flag was originally adopted between 1831 and 1835, making Tunisia's flag one of the world's oldest flags.
Even though Tunisia resisted against the Ottoman Empire and Turkish rule, the Tunisian flag is very similar to the Turkish flag.
www.worldflags101.com /t/tunisia-flag.aspx   (242 words)

  
 allAfrica.com: Tunisia
The governor of Tunisia 's Central Bank Mr Taoufik Baccar, announced recently that Tunisia had decided to reinvest in the private international market by launching on the international financial market and possibly on the "Samourai" market, an obligatory loan of an amount of 400 to 430 million dinars.
Tunisia 's men basket ball team will play in group D in the 24 th African basket ball Cup of Nations which is due to take place in Angola from August 15 to 26, 2007.
Tunisia and the United Kingdom have agreed to set up a joint working group to ensure the follow up of common programs in the environmental area as well as those related to global warming specifically.
allafrica.com /tunisia   (1203 words)

  
 BBC NEWS | World | Middle East | Country profiles | Country profile: Tunisia
Home of the ancient city of Carthage, Tunisia has long been an important player in the Mediterranean, placed as it is in the centre of North Africa, close to vital shipping routes.
Tunisia is more prosperous than its neighbours and has strong trade links with Europe.
Born in 1936 in Hammam Sousse, Mr Ben Ali was Tunisia's ambassador in Warsaw in 1980 and became prime minister in October 1987.
news.bbc.co.uk /1/hi/world/middle_east/country_profiles/791969.stm   (845 words)

  
 Tunisia Travel | Guide to travelling Tunisia | Travellerspoint
Tunisia has changed hands more times than a parcel at an eight year old's birthday party, but for us travelling folk that has some nice consequences.
In the south, where the Sahara engulfs Tunisia, offer 4WD trips through the desert - not exactly an authentic caravan, but when you compare the air-conditioned climate inside the car to the pummelling heat outside, you won't be complaining.
Nor will you be alone if you head to one of Tunisia's fine beaches.
www.travellerspoint.com /destination.cfm?country=Tunisia   (310 words)

  
 Tunisia Travel Information | Lonely Planet Destination Guide
Tunisia's list of attractions would do justice to a country twice its size.
When To Go Low season in Tunisia is from January to February, when hotel rates are down and the weather's cool and rainy.
The new province of Africa occupied the northeastern third of modern Tunisia.
www.lonelyplanet.com /worldguide/destinations/africa/tunisia   (404 words)

  
 1Up Travel > Tunisia > Travel & Tourism | Tourist Guide to Tunisia
Tunisia is part of the Arab world, the Mediterranean area, and Africa.
The Muslim conquest in the 7th century transformed Tunisia's and the make-up of its population, with subsequent waves of migration from around the Arab and Ottoman world, including significant numbers of Spanish Moors and Jews at the end of the 15th century.
Tunisia became a center of Arab culture and learning and was assimilated into the Turkish Ottoman Empire in the 16th century.
www.1uptravel.com /international/africa/tunisia   (907 words)

  
 Map Of Tunisia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
If you would like to use this map of Tunisia or any other on your website you are welcome to do so, all we ask is that you include a link back to our site on the same page.
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If you would like to use this information for Tunisia or any other on your website you are welcome to do so, all we ask is that you include a link back to our site on the same page.
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 Flags of the World
Each flag shown is the flag used by that
It is identical to the "government" flag except the seal is omitted.
Flags for Outdoor use are made of 100% heavyweight nylon and finished with strong canvas headings and brass grommets.
www.eagleflag.com /International/Tunisia.htm   (106 words)

  
 Tunisia - Flag
Black represents the occupation of foreigners, red represents the blood of freedom fighters, and green denotes Islam.
In the middle of the flag is a mehrab, an arch in a mosque where the congregation stands, and a mender, a pulpit in a mosque.
The mehrab and mender are both in white, and are enclosed by wheat.
lineone.co.uk /reference/encyclopaedia/countryfacts/tunisia_flag.html   (110 words)

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