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Saturday, 25. May 2019 at 07:23 AM

Tunisia Travel Advisory

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Warning Level Icon We advise caution when travelling to Tunisia

Tunisia with its capital Tunis is a country in Africa (Northern Africa), slightly larger than Georgia (163,610 km²). The country is located Northern Africa, bordering the Mediterranean Sea, between Algeria and Libya. The climate can be described as temperate in north with mild, rainy winters and hot, dry summers; desert in south. The landscape is mountains in north; hot, dry central plain; semiarid south merges into the Sahara. With a population of about 10.38 million citizens.

Local Situation: 2.6 / 5

We advise caution when travelling to Tunisia. We detected travel advisories from 8 sources for this specific country.

Regional Situation: 3.5 / 5

Tunisia shares land borders with Libya and Libya. For these countries, the individual warning index is 5 (Libya) and 2.8 (Algeria).

Rating Details (single travel warnings)

Warning Level Icon Danger level: 2 - Travel is usually safe.
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Exercise increased caution in Tunisia due to terrorism. Some areas have increased risk. Read the entire Travel Advisory.   Do not travel to: Within 30 km of southeastern Tunisia along the border with Libya due to terrorism. Mountainous areas in the country’s west, including the Chaambi Mountain National Park area, due to terrorism. The desert ...

This is the general advisory covering the whole country.

Source: http://travel.state.gov/content/travel/en/traveladvisories/traveladvisories/tunisia-travel-advisory.html

Warning Level Icon Danger level: 2 - Travel is usually safe.
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The Canadian goverment suggests: Exercise a high degree of caution (with regional advisories)

This is the general advisory covering the whole country.

Source: https://travel.gc.ca/destinations/tunisia

Warning Level Icon Danger level: 5 - Do not travel.
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Do not travel to the Chaambi Mountains National Park, including the town of Kasserine, near the border with Algeria due to ongoing armed conflict between Tunisian security forces and militant groups. Do not travel within 30 kilometres of the border with Algeria, in the military zone south of the towns of El Borma and Dhehiba, and within 50 kilometres of the border ...

This is the general advisory covering the whole country.

Source: https://www.safetravel.govt.nz/tunisia

Warning Level Icon Danger level: 2 - Travel is usually safe.
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Exercise vigilance The Ministry for Foreign Affairs and Trade Promotion advises Maltese citizens travelling to Tunisia to exercise caution, following the incident of 8 July 2018 that saw militants attacking security forces in Ain Sultan and killing six members of Tunisia’s National Guard. Following the terrorist attacks in popular tourist areas in 2015, the ...

This is the general advisory covering the whole country.

Source: https://foreignaffairs.gov.mt/en/Pages/Travel-Advice.aspx

Warning Level Icon Danger level: 3 - Travel with high caution.
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The Austrian Government advises again travelling Tunesien.

This is the general advisory covering the whole country.

Source: https://www.bmeia.gv.at//reise-aufenthalt/reiseinformation/land/tunesien/

Warning Level Icon Danger level: 3 - Travel with high caution.
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Caution

This is the general advisory covering the whole country.

Source: http://www.mfa.gov.cy/mfa/mfa2016.nsf/travel_en.html

Warning Level Icon Danger level: 3 - Travel with high caution.
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High degree of caution

This is the general advisory covering the whole country.

Source: https://www.dfa.ie/travel/travel-advice/a-z-list-of-countries/tunisia/

About Tunisia

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Basic Statistics and Facts

Topic Value
Capital Tunis
Population about 10.38 million
Size 163610 km²
Size comparable to slightly larger than Georgia
Common languages Arabic, French
Timezone Africa/Tunis with UTC offset of 1 hour(s)
Currency Dinar (short: TND)
Common voltage (electricity) 230V - 50Hz
Used GSM Frequencies 900
International phone prefix +216
Internet Top Level Domain .tn
Countrycode: ISO Alpha 2 TN
Countrycode: ISO Alpha 3 TUN
Countrycode: ISO Numeric 788

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