The Lake of Tunis (Arabic: البحيرة El Bahira, French: Lac de Tunis) is a natural lagoon located between the Tunisian capital city of Tunis and the Gulf of Tunis (Mediterranean Sea). Arabic (ar الْعَرَبيّة (informally ar عَرَبيْ) in terms of the number of speakers is the largest living member of the Semitic language French ( français,) is a Romance language spoken around the world by 118 million people as a native language and by about 180 to 260 million people A lagoon is a body of comparatively shallow salt or Brackish water separated from the deeper Sea by a shallow or exposed sandbank, coral Tunisia (تونس Tūnis officially the Tunisian Republic ( is a country located in North Africa. Tunis ( Arabic: تونس Tūnis) is the Capital of the Tunisian Republic and also the Tunis Gulf of Tunis (خليج تونس is a large gulf in northeastern Tunisia. The lake covers a total of 37 square kilometres, about 14 square miles, in contrast to its size its depth is very shallow. It was once the natural harbour of Tunis.
The Tunis-Carthage connection was very important to the Romans, as it meant control over the fertile hinterland. Tunis ( Arabic: تونس Tūnis) is the Capital of the Tunisian Republic and also the Tunis Carthage (Καρχηδών Karkhēdōn, Carthago from the Phoenician קרת חדשת phn-Latn Qart-ḥadašt meaning new town) refers The Roman Empire was the post-Republican phase of the ancient Roman civilization, characterised by an autocratic form of government and large territorial The Romans therefore built a dam through the lake. A dam is a barrier that divides waters. Dams generally serve the primary purpose of retaining water while other structures such as Floodgates, Levees The dam is used today as an expressway for automobiles and railway connecting Tunis to the harbour, La Goulette, and the coastal cities of Carthage Sidi Bou Said, and La Marsa. A dam is a barrier that divides waters. Dams generally serve the primary purpose of retaining water while other structures such as Floodgates, Levees La Goulette (حلق الوادي Halq al Wadi) is the port of Tunis, the capital of Tunisia. Sidi Bou Said ( Arabic: سيدي بو سعيد) is a town in northern Tunisia (it is located only 20 km from the capital of Tunisia Tunis La Marsa or al-Marsa (المرسى is a coastal town in far northeastern Tunisia near the capital Tunis. The northern lake includes the island of Chikly, once home to a Spanish stronghold, and now (since 1993) a nature reserve. Spain () or the Kingdom of Spain (Reino de España is a country located mostly in southwestern Europe on the Iberian Peninsula.
Due to the lake's continuing aggradation during the 19th century, the French colonial forces traversed the lake with a 6 mile long, 150 foot wide, and 20 foot deep canal. Aggradation in Geology is the accumulation of Sediment in rivers and nearby landforms This article is about the country For a topic outline on this subject see List of basic France topics.
Recently, the Tunisian government and Sama Dubai of the UAE (led by Dubai Governor Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum) have joint-ventured an investment agreement to develop the southern shore of the lake into a new commercial, residential and touristic center in Tunisia and the Mediterranean. Total costs of the investment, considered the biggest in Tunisia's history, will be around $18 billion USD. The project should be ready in the next 10 to 15 years.