Communications in Tunisia

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Official Language
In Tunisia, Arabic is the official language. The Arabic which all Tunisians speak in their everyday communications is a dialectal variety called Tunisian Arabic.
Other Languages Spoken
98 % of the population speak Arabic, the rest speak Berber. French is also spoken by a large majority of Tunisians.
Business Language
English is not very common. French is the language used in trade, and for some administrative texts.
Getting Some Knowledge
Use the travlang website
Free Translation Tools
Arjeeb : Free translation English-Arabic-English of text and web pages
Ectaco : Free Dictionary Arabic-English-Arabic

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Quality of Communications
Means of communication in Tunisia are well developed and cover the whole country. On the other hand, the use of mobile phones or Internet may be difficult in rural areas.
Telephone Codes
To Make a Call From Tunisia, Dial 00
To Make a Call to in Tunisia, Dial +216
Number of Digits of National Telephone Numbers
8 numbers in all. 2 for the region + 6 other figures.
Mobile Telephone Standards
National Mobile Phone Operators
Tunisie Télécom, Tunisiana

Availability of Internet

Internet Suffix
National Internet Access Providers
Topnet, Tunisie Telecom, Globalnet Tunisie, Hexabyte
Access in Public Places
There are cybercafés in towns. Some fast food outlets have Wifi access.
Access in Hotels
Only hotels in big cities have Internet connection.

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