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Tanzania

A starting point for your exploration of Tanzania: Country facts, links, news and photos.

Tanzania flagUnited Republic of Tanzania

(Former name: United Republic of Tanganyika and Zanzibar)
Capital:
Dar Es Salaam (Dodoma is planned a newnational capital)
Area: 945,087 sq km
Borders to: Burundi, Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique, Rwanda, Uganda, Zambia, DR Congo

Street in Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania

Street in Dar Es Salaam.
Photos by Jacob Crawfurd.

Population: approx. 36.2 million
Official language: English and Kiswahili
Religions: Mainland - Christian (45%), Muslim(35%), indigenous beliefs (20%).Zanzibar - more than 99% Muslim.

Literacy: 67.8 % of adult population (over 15 years)
Est. infant mortality: 79 per 1,000 live births
Life expectancy: 53 (Women), 51 (Men)

Type: Republic
President: Benjamin Mkapa (since 1995)
GDP: $25.1 billion, $710 per capita

Currency: Tanzanian shilling (TZS)

More facts and figures:

CIA World Fact Book: Tanzania


Tinga Tinga

"Tinga Tinga" -painting from Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania. more info: www.tingatinga.org

LINKS:


Africa Online: Tanzania
The East African Weekly Magazine
University of Dar es Salaam -

Tourism/travel

Lonely Planet World Guide - tourist information: Tanzania
World Travel Guide: Tanzania

 

 

 

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