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Why Tunis ?

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Qualified and multidisciplinary human capital

The governorate has a rich and comprehensive performing network of schools, universities and vocational training centers.

Each year more than 94,000 students are trained in the 38 academic institutions of the region in scientific, technical, commercial, technological and engineering disciplines.

The capital also has 21 public vocational training centers training each year more than 13,000 graduates in specialties sought by the industrial companies such as electronics, telecommunications, agribusiness, computer science and management.

A Dense and Modern Infrastructure

The governorate of Tunis has a modern and highly developed basic infrastructure :

  • The largest airport of the country: The Tunis Carthage International Airport, which has an average capacity of 4.5 million passengers per year,

  • The commercial port of La Goulette which concentrates 98 % of total passenger traffic of Tunisian ports as well as the port of Tunis which will be redeveloped into a marina,

  • A railway line connecting the capital with major governorates,

  • A highly developed road network consisting of motorways and trunk roads to connect the capital with the other governorates,

  • Several road interchanges are realized at the level of major circuits of the capital guaranteeing a smoother traffic movement,

  • A network of light rail lines connecting the capital with the northern and southern suburbs,

  • Several industrial zones are available and equipped to accommodate new projects.

A Diverisified and Performing Economy

The Economic fabric of the region is varied. It is mainly based on industry and services :

  • More than 380 industrial enterprises are located in the governorate including more than 230 totally exporting companies.
    These companies operate mainly in textile and clothing, leather and footwear industry, electronic and electrical industries... and hence helped create more than 41 thousand employment positions.

  • The capital also has more than 350 foreign-invested enterprises operating in the sectors of industry, tourism, agriculture and services.

  • The service sector is highly developed in the governorate with the introduction of several Engineering and consulting firms specializing in economic and technical fields as well as in market prospecting...

  • The governorate has a varied historical and cultural heritage and a modern hotel infrastructure supporting the development of a diversified tourism combining leisure, culture and business thanks to the ruins of Carthage, to the old medina of Tunis and to the spaces devoted to trade fairs and international congresses…

  • The capital is also characterized by its rich intellectual, literary and artistic activities thanks to its multiple large complexes devoted to culture such as the famous Carthage amphitheater, the Municipal Theatre of Tunis, the National Library, the Film Laboratory of Gammarth and the impressive project of the cultural city of the capital which is under construction...

  • The region also has a highly developed banking and financial network (more than 270 bank branches) representing all financial institutions in the country.