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Facts About Tanzania

General information about the country of Tanzania.

Quick Facts About Tanzania
- Name: United Republic of Tanzania
- Adjective: Tanzanian
- Capital City: Dodoma
- Largest City: Dar es Salaam
- Official Languages: Swahili and English
- Currency: Tanzanian Shilling (TZS)
- Driving: On the left
- Area: About 365,000 square miles
- Population: About 44 million as of 2009
- International Telephone Code: +255
- Internet Country Code: TZ
- Highest Point: Mount Kilimanjaro

Independence:
1961 December 9: Tanganyika from the UK
1964 January 12: Zanzibar from the UK
1964 April 26: Merger of the two into Tanzania

Wikipedia Introduction to Tanzania
An introduction to Tanzania on the Wikipedia Web site.

UNECA: Tanzania Country Profile

Wikipedia Outline of Tanzania Topics
An outline of Wikipedia articles about Tanzania.

See also
More About Tanzania
Tanzania Travel Guide
Africa Travel Guide


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