The capital of the United Republic of Tanzania is Dodoma. It is divided into three different regions with 945.037 km2 land: the central high plateau divided by a large valley with a low plateau region and a geological fault (east). Kilimanjaro Mountain in the north, which reaches an altitude of 5894 m, is the highest point in Africa. There are three large lakes in the country: Malawi, Tanganyika and Victoria lakes.
Important Cities of Tanzania
The neighbors of the United Republic of Tanzania; North of Kenya and Uganda, west of Rwanda, Burundi and the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Zambia, Malawi and Mozambique in the south. East of Tanzania is also the coast of the Indian Ocean.
A tropical climate prevails in Tanzania. The temperature is mild thanks to regular sea breezes in the islands. The country's coast receives plenty of rain.
Tanzania Currency: Tanzania Shilling
The phone code of Tanzania: +255
Cities such as Dodoma, Dar Es Salaam, Arusha, Kigoma, Tanga, Mnanza and Bagamoyo are other important cities of the country.
The Economy of Tanzania
The Tanzanian economy is based on agriculture. The main crops that grow at high are wheat, corn and corn. Rice is grown on the shore and in Zengibar. The main trade plants are; sisal’s cannabis, cotton, coffee, tea and tobacco. Zengibar is the most carnation production place in the world.
The products exported from Tanzania
There are very few industrial products produced in Tanzania. Manufacturing is limited to textiles, soap, shoes, razor blades, wheels, wheat products and powder coffee. There is also an oil refinery.
Tanzania makes most of its foreign trade with Britain, West Germany and Japan.
Coffee, sisal cannabis, cotton, carnation, animal skin, tea and wax, as well as diamond and gold exports a few of the mine.
The products imported by Tanzania
Machinery, fuels, motor vehicles and chemical products.
Tanzania Exported Countries
India, United Arab Emirates, Switzerland, South Africa and China.
Countries where Tanzania imports
China, India, United Arab Emirates, South Africa and Japan.
Nations Living in Tanzania
Tanzania has 126 different ethnic groups. The African natives are 99% and the other 1%.
Languages spoken in Tanzania
Tanzania hosts 126 different ethnic groups. Each community has its own language. Therefore, the official language of the country is Swahili. Other spoken languages include Portuguese, spoken by the Goans, with Indian languages such as Gujarati, and Mozambique blacks. French, spoken only a small amount in the borders of Burundi, Rwanda and the Democratic Republic of Congo, is one of the foreign languages spoken daily in the country.