Tunisia travel advice, temperature, rainfall, SIM cards, ATM and road rules

Tunisia 🇹🇳

Tunisia is part of Africa with main city at Tunis. Its Developing country with a population of 11M people. The main currency is Tunisian Dinar. The languages spoken are Arabic. the Republic of Tunisia is the formal name of Tunisia It is adviced to High degree of caution Get useful information like travel advice, temperatures, rainfall, socket plugs, languages spoken, SIM cards, ATM, currencies, road rules and emergency numbers.
👍 Developing   🌤️ ~21.05 °C   🌧 ~29.27 mm  👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 11M people

Advice

⚠️ Travel advice

High degree of caution

Our advice for Tunisia has been reviewed to include updates on safety and security. We haven’t changed our level of advice – exercise a high degree of caution in Tunisia due to the high threat of terrorist attack. Higher levels apply in some parts of the country. Reconsider your need to travel to Areas south of, and including, the towns of Nefta, Douz, Medenine, and Zaris. Reconsider your need to travel to Governorates of Kasserine, Le Kef, Jendouba and Sidi Bouzid. Do not travel to Militarised zone south of the towns of El Borma and Dhehiba. Do not travel to Within 30 kilometres of the border with Algeria. Do not travel to Mount Chaambi National Park area, including the town of Kasserine. Do not travel to Within 30 kilometres of the rest of the Libya border area north of Dhehiba, including the town of Ben Guerdane and immediate surrounding area.

issued date: June 28, 2019

Weather

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General

🔌 Sockets

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

🌐 Languages

The languages that are typically spoken are Arabic

Money

💱 Currencies Used

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.

🏧 ATMs

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.

Calling

📡 Internet

Internet speed in Tunisia is on average 3.1 Mbps. WiFi coverage in Tunisia is low. It is not as easy to find one.

📱 Phones

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. Tunisia uses GSM mobile networks GSM 900 and GSM 1800. 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.

📞 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 .

Driving

🛣️ Road rules

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

🆘 Emergency

Universal

112

Police

112

Ambulance

112

Fire department

112

Last updated: October 8, 2019