Tunis, Tunisia
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The capital and largest city of Tunisia, Tunis lies on the Gulf of Tunis on Africa's
Mediterranean coast. The city has a population (2008) of about 1.2 million.
At the centre of the city is the medina, "a dense agglomeration of alleys and covered passages,
full of intense scents and colours, boisterous and active trade, a surfeit of goods on offer
ranging from leather to plastic, tin to the finest filigree, tourist souvenirs to the works of tiny
crafts shops." (Wikipedia).
Tunisia was occupied by the French from 1881 until the country achieved independence in
1956. All our postcards date from the period of French occupation, which is reflected in their
inscriptions.

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Old Postcard, Tunis, Avenue de Paris
Avenue de Paris.
Tunis, Casino
The Theatre and the Grand Cafe du Casino.
Tunis, Rue d'Italie
Rue d'Italie. The city had a large Italian population during the colonial era.
Rue Al-Djazira and the Hotel de Paris.
Tunis, Casino
The Casino.
Tunis - Vintage Postcard
A view across the city.
Tunis, Rue Saint-Charles
Rue Saint-Charles.
Avenue Jules Ferry, Tunis
Avenue Jules Ferry.
Tunis, Avenue de France
Avenue de France.
Tunis, Carte Postale Ancienne
Tunis, Cathedral
The Cathedral and the Avenue Jules Ferry.
Tunis - Le Tresor
Le Tresor.
Tunis, Gare du Nord
Gare du Nord.
Tunis, Grand Mosque
Postcards of the Past
La Grande Mosquee.
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Old Postcard - Avenue de Paris, Tunis
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Old Postcard - Tunis, Tunisie
Old Postcard - Tunis, Tunisie
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Old Postcard - Rue d'Italie, Tunis
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