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.
Last month's elections in the North African country of Tunisia were considered a messy but clear affirmation that democracy is taking hold. But its next government faces a rocky road ahead trying to turn around soaring unemployment and a struggling economy. In the capital's ancient Medina, activists are scrambling to save old trades that risk going extinct. Lisa Bryant reports from Tunis.