Tunis By The Numbers:
Population: 983,861 (city); 2,000,242 (metropolitan area). Average January Temperature: 10°C / 50°F Average July Temperature: 26°C / 79°F Average Annual Rainfall: 1000mm / 40 inches The city is located behind the Tunis Lake, so it doesn't enjoy direct access to the sea despite its seaside position. However a great part of the metropolitan area runs along the sea, to the north (La Goulette, Carthage, Sidi Bou Saïd, La Marsa, Gammarth) and to the south (vers Hammam Lif).
Standard Time Zone: UTC/GMT+1 Electricity: 220 volts, 50Hz, round two-pin plugs are standard. Country Dialing Code: 216 Area Code: 71