General Information about Tanzania
Tanzania is located in eastern Africa and is bordered by Mozambique, Malawi, Zambia, Democratic Republic Of Congo, Burundi, Rwanda, Uganda, Kenya and the Indian Ocean. Tanzania is made up of the mainland region Tanganyika and the islands of Zanzibar on it's east coast. There are 35,922,000 people living in Tanzania, with around 1,070,000 people living on the islands of Zanzibar. Swahili and English are the official languages spoken in Tanzania and Christianity and Muslim are the most common religions.
Dodoma is the capital city of Tanzania but the largest city is Dar es Salaam. Dar es Salaam is a fairly weathly city with the Kariakoo Market and busy streets attracting tourists. Stone Town, the most interestng city in Zanzibar, also known as Unguja, is another popular place to visit because of it's mix of European, African, Arabic and Indian architecture.
Find Out About The Climate In Tanzania
Because of Tanzania is located so close to the equator the seasons don't vary too much. There are two main wet seasons in Tanzania, with the March to May experiencing heavier downpours while the conditions are milder from November to January. Tanzania experiences tropical conditions along the coast, while in the highlands the conditions are more temperate. The best months to visit are to visit the Serengeti is from January to March, however April and May should be avoided due to the wet weather.
Geographical Information On Tanzania
Tanzania has a coastline of over 1,424 kilometres and a total area of 945,087 square kilometres. Also a part of Tanzania is the islands of Mafia, Pemba, and Zanzibar. Tanganyika and Zanzibar used to be a colonies of Britian and since its independence back in the 60's the two countries joined to form Tanzania. The highest peak in Tanzania is Mount Kilimanjaro with rises to over 5,895 metres and is the fourth highest mountain.
Learn About The Economy In Tanzania
The economy of Tanzania relies heavily on the agricultural industry which contributes over 43 percent and employs over 80 percent of the population. Some of the main produces are coffee, cotton, cashews, tobacco as well as livestock. Tanzania has many natural minerals including diamonds, gold, salt and iron mining just to name a few. Despite all of this Tanzania is still amongst some of the poorest countries in the world receiving over $1.505 billion dollars is economic aid in 2005. The official currency is the Tanzanian Shilling.
Apartments in Tanzania
Attractions, Activities and Tours in Tanzania
|* Arusha Attractions||* Dar es Salaam Attractions||* Lushoto Attractions|
|* Mwanza Attractions||* Yaida Attractions||* Zanzibar Attractions|
|* Zanzibar City Attractions||* Zanzibar Town Attractions|
Guesthouses in Tanzania
Hostels in Tanzania
|* Arusha Hostels||* Dar es Salaam Hostels||* Iringa Hostels|
|* Kioga Hostels||* Moshi Hostels||* Nkoanrua Hostels|
|* Nungwi Hostels||* Stone Town Hostels||* Utende Hostels|
Hotels in Tanzania
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