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Tanzania : Wiki, Area, Biography, Location, Currency, Festivals & More

February 16, 2018 0 Comment


CountryTanzania
ContinentAfrica
Location6.36900 S, 34.88880 E
Map of Tanzania Map of Tanzania
Flag Tanzania flag
Area947,303 km²
Coastline885 miles
Neighboring CountriesBurundi

Rwanda

Malawi

Kenya

Uganda

Zambia

Comoros

Mayotte

Mozambique

Democratic Republic of the Congo

Zimbabwe

Somalia

Ethiopia

Madagascar

Angola

Botswana

Central African Republic

Djibouti

Sudan

Congo

Swaziland

Seychelles

Eritrea

Gabon

Lesotho

Time ZoneEAT (UTC +3)
Population57.03 million (2017)
Symbol Tanzania symbol
Founded DateDecember 9th, 1961
President of TanzaniaJohn Pombe Magufuli
Vice President of TanzaniaSamia Suluhu
Prime Minister of TanzaniaKassim Majaliwa
National Anthem‘’Mungu ibariki Afrika (God Bless Africa)’’
Motto‘’Uhuru na Umoja (Freedom and Unity)’’
National AnimalGiraffe
National BirdCrane
National TreeAfrican Blackwood
National PoetShaaban bin Robert
National SportFootball
National DanceSukuma Traditional Dance
National LanguageSwahili

English

Seasons in TanzaniaHot Dry Season

Rainy Season

Cooler Dry Season

Prestigious Awards of TanzaniaMilitary Awards – Medal of Bravery, Medal of Valour, Medal of Perseverance and Endurance, Medal of Exemplary Service

Civilian Awards – Medal of Environmental Care, Medal of Invention and Scientific Research, Medal of Excellent Production

Cinema Award – Zanzibar International Film Festival

Religion in TanzaniaChristian (74.2%)

Muslim (19.8%)

African Religion (3.2%)

Unaffiliated (2.7%)

Hindu (0.1%)

Average Marriage age in Tanzania23.8 years for men and 18.9 years for women
CapitalDodoma (6.16300 S 35.75160 E)
Number of Regions31 Regions
Largest Region in TanzaniaArusha Region
Smallest Region in TanzaniaZanzibar Urban West Region
Number of Cities31 Cities
Largest City in TanzaniaDar es Salaam
Smallest City in TanzaniaMahinga
Literacy rate80.3% (males)

84.8% (females)

Type of GovernmentRepublic

Federal Republic

Constitutional Republic

Presidential System

GDPPPP – $163.522 billion (2017)

Nominal – $51.194 billion (2017)

GDP per capita$3,296 (2017)
CurrencyTanzanian shilling (TZS)
Calling Code +255
Internet TLD.tz
ISO 3166 codeTZ
Festivals of TanzaniaWanyambo Festival

Kiliman Adventure Challenge

Kilimanjaro Marathon

Unification Day

Mzalendo Halisi Music Festival

Karibu Travel and Tourism Fair

Festival of the Dhow Countries

Mwaka Kogwa Festival

Eid al-Fitr

Bagamoyo Arts Festival

Serengeti Wildebeest Migration

Historic MonumentsSlave Monument

Lighthouse of Nungwi

Torre del Reloj

Protected Areas in Tanzania19 National Parks

8 Nature Reserves

2 Marine Reserves

6 Biosphere Reserves

Longest River in TanzaniaRuvuma River
Longest Bridge in TanzaniaKigamboni Bridge
Largest LakeLake Victoria
Largest IslandUkerewe Island
Highest Mountain in TanzaniaMount Kilimanjaro
Biggest Dam in TanzaniaMtera Dam
Biggest Waterfall in TanzaniaKalambo Falls
Tallest Building in TanzaniaPSPF Commercial Tower A

PSPF Commercial Tower B

Richest person of TanzaniaMohammed Dewji
Best places to visit in TanzaniaSerengeti National Park

Ngorongoro Conservation Area

Mount Kilimanjaro

Zanzibar

Lake Manyara

Mafia Island

Tarangire National Park

Pemba Island

Selous Game Reserve

Ruaha National Park

Official Websitehttps://tanzania.go.tz/
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