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Welcome to Tanzania


Capital: Dodoma
Population:  51,820,000 (2014 estimate)
Dialing Code: +255
Currency: Tanznian Shilling
Time zone: EAT (UTC +3)
Official language:  Swahil




Tanzania is an East African country Known for its vast wildnerness areas and is officially known as the United Republic of Tanzania. Located in east Africa within the African great lakes region, parts of the country are in Southern Africa. It is bordered by Kenya and Uganda to the north; Rwanda, Burundi and the Democratic republic of congo to the west; Zambia, Malawi and Mozambique to the south and by the Indian ocean to the east.

Dar es Salaam which means literally "the residence of peace"; or simply Dar, is the largest city of Tanzania and the largest city in eastern Africa by population, as well as a regionally important economic centre. It is Tanzania's most prominent city in arts, fashion, media, music, film and television. Dar es Salaam is the largest and most populous Swahili speaking city in the world.
The world’s tallest mountain, Mount Kilimanjaro is located in northeastern Tanzania. Its diverse culture and people, its vast array of game reserves and national parks make it a prime location for tourists.