Tanzania


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Tanzania / United Republic of Tanzania

Tanzania / Jamhuri ya Muungano wa Tanzania (Swahili)

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  • Country in East Africa within the African Great Lakes region, with Mount Kilimanjaro – Africa’s highest mountain
  • Capital: Dodoma
  • Largest cities: Dar es Salaam, Mwanza, Arusha, Dodoma, Mbeya
  • Borders: Kenya, Uganda, Rwanda, Burundi, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Zambia, Malawi, Mozambique
  • Seas: Indian Ocean
  • Climate: equatorial (in highlands – cooler); the hottest season: November-February (25–31°C), the coldest: May-August (15–20°C); rainfall periods: October–April (in southern, central and western parts) or October–December and March–May (in the north part)
  • Official language: Swahili, English, Arabic (Zanzibar)
  • Religion: 61.4% Christianity, 35.2% Islam, 2.0% traditional faiths, 1.4% others / none
  • Government: unitary dominant party presidential constitutional republic
  • National day: Independence Day – 9 December (1961)
  • Area: 947,303 km² (water 6.4%)
  • Population: 56,313,438; density: 47.5/km²
  • Currency: ​Tanzanian shilling (TZS)
  • Time zone: UTC+3 (EAT)
  • Calling code: +255
  • ISO 3166 code: TZ
  • Internet TLD: .tz
  • Driving side: left
  • Electricity: 230V supply voltage and 50Hz, plug types: D and G

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REGIONS / mikoa (31)


CENTRAL ZONE

Dodoma Region – capital: Dodoma

Singida Region – capital: Singida


COASTAL ZONE

Dar es Salaam Region – capital: Dar es Salaam

Dar es Salaam

Morogoro Region – capital: Morogoro

Pwani Region – capital: Kibaha


ZANZIBAR ZONE

ZANZIBAR (UNGUJA) ISLAND

Mjini Magharibi Region – capital: Zanzibar City

Zanzibar City (Stone Town | Ng’ambo)

Unguja North Region – capital: Mkokotoni

NungwiTumbatu Island

Unguja South Region – capital: Koani

Uroa

PEMBA ISLAND

Pemba North Region – capital: Wete

Pemba South Region – capital: Chake-Chake

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Sights / Things to do in Zanzibar:


LAKE ZONE

Geita Region – capital: Geita

Kagera Region – capital: Bukoba

Mara Region – capital: Musoma

Mwanza Region – capital: Mwanza

Shinyanga Region – capital: Shinyanga

Simiyu Region – capital: Bariadi


NORTHERN ZONE

Arusha Region – capital: Arusha

Kilimanjaro Region – capital: Moshi

Manyara Region – capital: Babati

Tanga Region – capital: Tanga


SOUTHERN ZONE

Lindi Region – capital: Lindi

Mtwara Region – capital: Mtwara


SOUTHERN HIGHLANDS

Iringa Region – capital: Iringa

Mbeya Region – capital: Mbeya

Njombe Region – capital: Njombe

Rukwa Region – capital: Sumbawanga

Ruvuma Region – capital: Songea

Songwe Region – capital: Vwawa


WESTERN ZONE

Katavi Region – capital: Mpanda

Kigoma Region – capital: Kigoma

Tabora Region – capital: Tabora


PLACES (A-Z)


Dar es Salaam

Nungwi

Stone Town

Tumbatu Island

Uroa

Zanzibar (Unguja)

Zanzibar City


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