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Traditional-female-costumes avaPeople in different regions of Tunisia often wear radically different outfits. Especially if to talk about women. Traditional clothing typical for some Tunisian cities include long multilayered dresses with intricate headgears, in other cases baggy trousers, short tops and jackets are used, and sometimes traditional Tunisian garments are pretty similar to those worn in European countries today. Here are some photos that illustrate the diversity of vintage outfits used in different regions of Tunisia.

The photos were provided by the organization “ALLA Business Prestige” and its owner Mr. Khaled Dridi


Folk dresses of Raf-raf (a town in North East Tunisia) and Tozeur (a city in South West Tunisia)


Traditional clothing in Nabeul (a coastal town in North East Tunisia) and Kebili (a town in South Tunisia)


National costume of Tunis (the capital of Tunisia) and Gafsa (the capital of Gafsa Governorate of Tunisia, southwest of the country)


Folk outfit of Matmata (a town in South Tunisia) and Douz (a town in South Tunisia called the "gateway to the Sahara")


Traditional clothing of Bizerte (a city in North Tunisia, the northernmost city in Africa) and Jerba (an island that belongs to the Tunisian territory)


National costume of Sidi Bouzid (a city in Central Tunisia) and Gabes (a costal city in East Tunisia)


Folk clothes of Kairouan (a city in North East Tunisia) and Tataouin (a city in South Tunisia)


Traditional costumes of Monastir (a costal city in East Tunisia) and Moknin (a town in East Tunisia)


Folk dresses of Kasserine (a town in Central Tunisia) and Kerkennah Islands (a group of islands in East Tunisia)


Traditional clothing in El Kef (a city in North West Tunisia) and Hammamet (a town in North East Tunisia)


National costume of Sfax (a city in West Tunisia) and Jendouba (a city in North West Tunisia)



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Every culture has features and peculiarities, familiar only to the people of this nation. And it’s very interesting to learn about traditional clothing from natives. That’s why if you have something to say about your national costume, please, do it using comments. Tell us things which you know about your country’s cultural heritage. Other people will discover something new for them thanks to you.

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