Tunisia is locally referred to as Tunis and the model of government it has is Republic.
The capital of Tunisia is Tunis and has a population of 1.7 million.
The Tunisian flag is consists of red with a white disk in the center bearing a red crescent nearly encircling a red five-pointed star; resembles the Ottoman flag (red banner with white crescent and star) and recalls Tunisia's history as part of the Ottoman Empire; red represents the blood shed by martyrs in the struggle against oppression, white stands for peace; the crescent and star are traditional symbols of Islam and is displayed above.
The National symbol of Tunisia is encircled red star and crescent.
The National anthem of Tunisia is ""Humat Al-Hima" ("Defenders of the Homeland")" which was composed by Mohammed Abdelwahab.