Tunis is the capital and largest city of Tunisia. It is located on the northeast coast of Tunisia and has a population of over 2 million people. Tunis is an important cultural, economic, and political center in Tunisia and the wider region. The city has a long history, dating back to ancient times when it was known as Carthage. Tunis has many cultural and historical landmarks, including the medina (old city), the Bardo Museum, and the Zitouna Mosque. The city is also home to several universities and is an important center for business and industry.