Tunisia lies between Libya and Algeria and has a Mediterranean coastline along its north and east. It gained independence from France in 1956.
Tunisia is a North African nation with just under 11 million people. Its capital is Tunis. After French rule, leader Habib Bourguiba promoted a secular government and advanced women's rights. In 2011, its own popular protests against corruption sparked the Arab Spring movement. This is a collection of DW's latest content on Tunisia.
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Tens of thousands of Tunisians have traveled to Europe in rickety boats in the hope of escaping unrest and soaring unemployment in their country. Now, in a bid to stem the influx, some EU member states are helping these migrants return home and find stable work.