The Central Bank of Tunisia (French: Banque Centrale de Tunisie, BCT) is the central bank of Tunisia. 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 central bank, reserve bank, or monetary authority is the entity responsible for the Monetary policy of a country or of a group of member states Tunisia (تونس Tūnis officially the Tunisian Republic ( is a country located in North Africa. The bank is located in Tunis and its current governor is Taoufik Baccar. Tunis ( Arabic: تونس Tūnis) is the Capital of the Tunisian Republic and also the Tunis A governor is a governing official usually the executive (at least nominally to different degrees also politically and administratively of a non-sovereign level of government
Tunisia gained independence in 1956. Year 1956 ( MCMLVI) was a Leap year starting on Sunday (link will display full calendar of the Gregorian calendar. The Central Bank of Tunisia was formed two years later in 1958. Year 1958 ( MCMLVIII) was a Common year starting on Wednesday (link will display full calendar of the Gregorian calendar. In December 1958 the newly created Tunisian dinar was disconnected from the French franc. The Dinar ( Arabic: دينار ISO 4217 currency code TND) is the currency of Tunisia. The franc (represented by the franc sign ₣ or more commonly just F) is a former Currency of France.
The BCT has 12 branch banks.