Where did Jasmine Revolution originated?
The Tunisian Revolution, also called the Jasmine Revolution, was an intensive 28-day campaign of civil resistance. It included a series of street demonstrations which took place in Tunisia, and led to the ousting of longtime president Zine El Abidine Ben Ali in January 2011.
Is Tunisia a democracy now?
Government. Tunisia is a representative democracy with an executive president, a legislature and judiciary. The military is neutral and does not play any role in national politics.
What started the Arab Spring in Tunisia?
It was sparked by the first protests that occurred in Tunisia on 18 December 2010 in Sidi Bouzid, following Mohamed Bouazizi’s self-immolation in protest of police corruption and ill treatment. The protests also triggered similar unrest outside the region.
What is the political system in Tunisia?
Unitary stateSemi-presidential system
Tunisia is a republic with a strong presidential system dominated by a single political party. President Zine El Abidine Ben Ali has been in office since 1987, when he deposed Habib Bourguiba, president since Tunisia’s independence from France in 1956.
What is the main export of Tunisia?
Exports The top exports of Tunisia are Insulated Wire ($1.99B), Non-Knit Men’s Suits ($881M), Crude Petroleum ($653M), Non-Knit Women’s Suits ($517M), and Pure Olive Oil ($502M), exporting mostly to France ($4.82B), Italy ($2.74B), Germany ($2.1B), Spain ($686M), and Libya ($539M).
What religion is Tunisia?
The constitution declares the country’s religion to be Islam.
What food is Tunisia famous for?
The Best Tunisian Food
- Couscous. A staple of North African and Tunisian cuisine, you simply can’t claim to be familiar with Tunisian food if you haven’t had one (or twenty) tagines filled to the brim with couscous!
- Ojja (Shakshuka)
- Chorba (Shorba)
- Poulet Meshi.
- Maghrebi Mint Tea.
- Delget Nour Dates.