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. Photo: Roland, CC BY-SA 2.0.

is an inactive strato-volcano in Tanzania, near the border with . Photo: ZSM, CC BY-SA 3.0.

, officially City, is the national capital of Tanzania and the capital of , with a population of 410,956. Photo: Massimiliano, CC BY 2.0.

is a semi-autonomous archipelago off the coast of Tanzania, consisting of Island, , and many smaller islands. Photo: Yoni Lerner, CC BY 2.0.


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 . Photo: Eismcsquare, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is the hot humid region of Tanzania including the principal city and most of the country's Indian Ocean coastline. Photo: Inisheer, CC BY 2.5.

is in the plateau region of Tanzania, with grasslands and national parks in its south, and arable land in the north. Photo: Muhammad Mahdi Karim, GFDL.

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. Photo: Simisa, CC BY-SA 3.0.

The is a highland region in southwestern Tanzania, at the northern end of Lake Malawi. Photo: PJvanErp, CC BY-SA 2.5.


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