Host Country: TUNISIA
Tunisia is a North African country located by the Mediterranean Sea in its north border and by the Sahara Desert south. The city’s medina quarter encompasses the massive Al-Zaytuna Mosque and a thriving souk. To the east, the site of ancient Carthage features the Antonine Baths and other ruins, plus artefacts at the Carthage National Museum.
Host City: Tunis
Tunis is the capital of Tunisia. It sits along Lake Tunis, just inland from the Mediterranean Sea’s Gulf of Tunis. It’s home to a centuries-old medina and the Bardo, an archaeology museum where celebrated Roman mosaics are displayed in a 15th-century palace complex. The parklike ruins of ancient Carthage sit in the city’s northern suburbs.
Tunis is the largest city of the country. The city extends along the coast and the hills that surround it. In the heart of the city, is found the ancient medina, a World Heritage site.
As the country’s capital, Tunis is also the centre of the political and administrative life, as well as the centre of all commercial and cultural activities.