Tanzania is the largest country in . Modern Tanzania combines two areas that at other times have been governed separately: Tanganyika on the coast of the African mainland and the island of Zanzibar nearby.

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was founded in 1862 by Sultan Seyyid Majid of on the site of the village of Mzizima.

is a municipality in , the mountain region of .

is a city of approximately 400,000 people in , .

is a city in the region of .


is the hot humid region of including the principal city and most of the country's Indian Ocean coastline.

Northeast stretches from the northern border to Kenya to in the south, borders on the Indian Ocean in the east and the west with the area of .

is a semi-autonomous archipelago off the coast of , consisting of Island, , and many smaller islands.

is in the plateau region of , with grasslands and national parks in its south, and arable land in the north.

is a region of . Base yourself in Iringa to visit this region.

is known as Africa's Great Lakes region, because it is home to Tanzania's portion of Lake Victoria in the north and in the west.


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