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Name(official): United Republic of Tanzania
Name(short): Tanzania
Capital City: Dar es Salaam
Location: Eastern Africa
Coordinate: 6 00 S, 35 00 E
Independence: (From Britain) April 26th, 1964
President: Jakaya Kikwete
Type of Government: Republic
Total Area: 945 087sq.km.
Population: 37 445 392
People: Mainland - African 99% (of which 95% are Bantu consisting of more than 130 tribes), other 1% (consisting of Asian, European, and Arab); Zanzibar - Arab, African, mixed Arab and African.
Religion: christians30%, muslims35%, indigenous belief35% (Zanzibar is about 99% muslims)
Languages: Swahili and English (official), plus other indigenous languages. Zanzibar is mostly Arabic.
Literacy: 78.2%total, 85.9%male, 70.7%female (2003 est.)
Currency: Tanzanian shilling(1Tsh =100cents)
GDP(per capita): $700 (2005 est.)
Arable Land: 4.23% (2005 est.)
Agriculture: coffee, sisal, tea, cotton, pyrethrum, cashewnuts, tobacco, cloves, corn, wheat, cassava(tapioca), bananas, fruits, vegetable, cattles, sheep, goats.
Natural resources: hydropower, tin, phosphate, coal, iron ore, diamonds, gold, natural gas, gemstone, nickel.
Embassy in Japan: Embassy of the United Republic of Tanzania,
Chancery: 4-21-9, Kamiyoga, Setagaya-ku.
Post Code: 158-0098, Tel. 03-3425-4531/2
Embassy of the United Republic of Tanzania
General Info:
International Phone Code: +255



Dar es Salaam, Bukoba, Dodoma, Tabora, Iringa, Mbeya, Sumbawanga, Arusha, Kigoma, Lindi, Musoma, Mwanza, Mtwara, Songea, Zanzibar




Tanzania has 26 regions, namely:
Der es Salaam, Dodoma, Iringa, Kagera, Kigoma, Arusha, Kilimanjaro, Lindi, Manyara, Mara, Mbeya, Morogoro, Mtwara, Mwanza, Pemba North, Pemba south, Pwani, Rukwa, Ruvuma, Shinyanga, Singida, Tabora, Tanga, Zanzibar Central/South, Zanzibar North, Zanzibar Urban/west.


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