Tanzania

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 stratovolcano 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.

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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 . Photo: PJvanErp, CC BY-SA 2.5.

Tanzania

Latitude of center
-6° or 6° south
Longitude of center
34.6° or 34° 36' east
Population
41,000,000
Elevation
829 metres (2,720 feet)
Capital
Area
945,087 km² (364,900 miles²)
Currency
Shilling (TZS)
Phone code
255
Internet domain
.tz
Open­Street­Map ID
node 424314335
Geo­Names ID
149590
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Also Known As

  • Achinese: Tanzania
  • Adyghe; Adygei: Танзание
  • Afar: Tanzaniya
  • Afrikaans: Tanzanië
  • Akan: Tanzania
  • Albanian: Tanzani
  • Albanian: Tanzania
  • Amharic: ታንዛኒያ
  • Arabic: Tanzania
  • Arabic: تانزانيا
  • Arabic: تنزانيا
  • Aragonese: Tanzania
  • Armenian: Տանզանիա
  • Assamese: তাঞ্জানিয়া
  • Asturian; Bable: República Xunida de Tanzania
  • Asturian; Bable: Tanzania
  • Avaric: Tanzania
  • Aymara: Tansanya
  • Azerbaijani: Tanzaniya
  • Balinese: Tanzania
  • Bambara: Tanzani
  • Bambara: Tanzania
  • Banjar: Tanzania
  • Bashkir: Танзания
  • Basque: Tanzania
  • Bavarian: Tansania
  • Belarusian: Танзанія
  • Bengali: তাঞ্জানিয়া
  • Bengali: তানজানিয়া
  • Bhojpuri: तंजानिया
  • Bihari : तंजानिया
  • Bishnupriya: তাঞ্জানিয়া
  • Bosnian: Tanzanija
  • Breton: Tanzania
  • Bulgarian: Танзания
  • Burmese: တန်ဇန်နီးယား
  • Burmese: တန်ဇန်းနီးယား
  • Burmese: တန်ဇန်းနီးယားနိုင်ငံ
  • Burmese: တန်ဇေးနီးယားနိုင်ငံ
  • Catalan: República Unida de Tanzània
  • Catalan: Tanzània
  • Cebuano: Tansaniya
  • Cebuano: Tanzania
  • Central Bicolano: Tansaniya
  • Central Kurdish: تانزانیا
  • Chavacano: Tanzania
  • Chechen: Танзани
  • Cheyenne: Tanzania
  • Chichewa; Nyanja: Tanzania
  • Chinese: Tanzania
  • Chinese: Tǎnsāngníyà
  • Chinese: 坦尚尼亞
  • Chinese: 坦桑尼亚 / 坦尚尼亞
  • Chinese: 坦桑尼亚
  • Chinese: 坦桑尼亞
  • Chuvash: Танзани
  • Cornish: Tansania
  • Cornish: Tanzania
  • Crimean Turkish; Crimean Tatar: Tanzaniya
  • Croatian: Tanzanija
  • Czech: Tanzanie
  • Czech: Tanzánie
  • Dagbani: Tanzania
  • Danish: Tanzania
  • Dimli: Tanzanya
  • Dinka: Tandhania
  • Divehi: ޓެންޒޭނިއާ
  • Dutch: TZ
  • Dutch: TZA
  • Dutch: Tanzania
  • Dzongkha: ཊཱན་ཛཱ་ནི་ཡ
  • Eastern Mari: Танзаний
  • Egyptian Spoken Arabic: تانزانيا
  • English, Old (ca.450-1100): Tansania
  • English: United Republic of Tanganyika and Zanzibar
  • English: United Republic of Tanzania
  • English: tz
  • English: 🇹🇿
  • Erzya: Танзания
  • Esperanto: TZ
  • Esperanto: Tanzanio
  • Estonian: Tansaania
  • Estonian: Tansaania Ühendvabariik
  • Estonian: Tanzania
  • Ewe: Tanzania
  • Ewe: Tanzania nutome
  • Extremaduran: Tanzánia
  • Faroese: Tansania
  • Fijian Hindustani: Tanzania
  • Finnish: Tansania
  • Finnish: Tansanian yhdistynyt tasavalta
  • Franco-Provençal: Tanzanie
  • French: République-unie de Tanzanie
  • French: République unie de Tanzanie
  • French: TZ
  • French: Tanzanie
  • French: la République unie de Tanzanie
  • Frisian: Tanzania
  • Fulah: Tansanii
  • Fulah: Tansaniya
  • Gaelic (Scots): An Tansan
  • Gaelic (Scots): Tansainia
  • Gaelic (Scots): Tansainìa
  • Gaelic (Scots): Tanzania
  • Gagauz: Tanzaniya
  • Gallegan: República Unida de Tanzania
  • Gallegan: Tanzania
  • Ganda: Tanzania
  • Ganda: Tanzaniya
  • Georgian: ტანზანია
  • German: Tansania
  • Greek: Τανζανία
  • Guarani: Tãsaña
  • Guarani: Tãsáña
  • Guianese Creole French: Tanzani
  • Gujarati: ટાન્ઝાનિયા
  • Gujarati: તાંઝાનિયા
  • Haitian; Haitian Creole: Tanzani
  • Hakka Chinese: Tanzania
  • Hausa: Tanzania
  • Hausa: Tanzaniya
  • Hebrew: טאנזניה
  • Hebrew: טנזניה
  • Hindi: तंज़ानिया
  • Hindi: तंजा़निया
  • Hindi: तंस़ानिया
  • Hungarian: Tanzánia
  • Hungarian: Tanzániai Egyesült Köztársaság
  • Icelandic: Tansanía
  • Ido: Tanzania
  • Igbo: Tanzania
  • Iloko: Tanzania
  • Inari Sami: Tansania
  • Inari Sami: Tansania ovtâstum täsiväldi
  • Indonesian: Tanzania
  • Ingush: Танзани
  • Interlingua (International Auxiliary Language Association): Tanzania
  • Interlingue: Tanzania
  • Irish: An Tansáin
  • Irish: an Tansáin
  • Italian: Tanzania
  • Jamaican Creole English: Tanzania
  • Japanese: タンザニア
  • Japanese: タンザニア連合共和国
  • Javanese: Tansania
  • Javanese: Tanzania
  • Kabardian: Танзаниэ
  • Kabiyé: Tanzani
  • Kalaallisut: Tanzania
  • Kalmyk; Oirat: Танзанмудин Ниицәтә Орн
  • Kalmyk; Oirat: Танзнмудин Ниицәтә Орн
  • Kannada: ಟಾಂಜಾನಿಯ
  • Kannada: ಟಾಂಜಾನಿಯಾ
  • Kannada: ತಾಂಜೇನಿಯಾ
  • Kara-Kalpak: Tanzaniya
  • Kashmiri: تَنجانِیا
  • Kashmiri: टंजानिया
  • Kashubian: Tanzaniô
  • Kazakh: Танзания
  • Khmer: តង់សានី
  • Kikuyu: Tanzania
  • Kinyarwanda: Tanzaniya
  • Kirghiz: Танзания
  • Kongo: Tanzania
  • Korean: 탄자니아
  • Kurdish: Tanzanya
  • Ladin: Tanzania
  • Ladino: Tanzania
  • Lao: Tanzania
  • Lao: ທານຊາເນຍ
  • Latin: Tanzania
  • Latvian: Tanzānija
  • Letzeburgesch: Tansania
  • Lezghian: Танзания
  • Ligurian: Tanzania
  • Limburgish, Limburger, Limburgan: Tanzania
  • Lingala: Tanzani
  • Lingala: Tanzania
  • Lithuanian: Tanzanija
  • Livvi: Tanzanii
  • Lojban: tanzan
  • Lojban: tanzanias
  • Lombard: Tanzania
  • Low German; Low Saxon: Tansania
  • Low German; Low Saxon: Tanzania
  • Luba-Katanga: Tanzani
  • Macedonian: Танзанија
  • Malagasy: Tanzania
  • Malay (generic): Tanzania
  • Malayalam: ടാന്‍സാനിയ
  • Malayalam: ടാൻസാനിയ
  • Maltese: Repubblika Magħquda tat-Tanzanija
  • Maltese: Tanzanija
  • Maltese: Tanżanija
  • Maltese: it-Tanzanija
  • Manx: Tanzania
  • Maori: Tānahia
  • Marathi: टांझानिया
  • Mazanderani: تانزانیا
  • Min Dong Chinese: Tanzania
  • Min Nan Chinese: Tanzania
  • Minangkabau: Tanzania
  • Mingrelian: ტანზანია
  • Mongolian: Танзани
  • Moroccan Spoken Arabic: طانزانيا
  • Moroccan Spoken Arabic: طنزانيا
  • Nauru: Tanzania
  • Ndebele, North: Tanzaniya
  • Nepali: तन्जानिया
  • Nepali: ताञ्जानिया
  • Nepali: तान्जनिया
  • Nepali: तान्जानिया
  • Newari: ताञ्जानिया
  • Newari: तान्जानिया
  • Northern Frisian: Tansania
  • Northern Sami: Tansania
  • Northern Sami: Tansania ovttastuvvan dásseváldi
  • Northern Sami: Tansánia
  • Northern Sami: Tansánia ovttastuvvan dásseváldi
  • Northern Sami: Tanzania
  • Northern Sami: Tanzania ovttastuvvan dásseváldi
  • Northern Sami: Tanzánia
  • Northern Sami: Tanzánia ovttastuvvan dásseváldi
  • Norwegian: Tanzania
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Den forente republikken Tanzania
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Tanzania
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Tanzania
  • Novial: Tanzania
  • Occitan (post 1500); Provençal: Tanzania
  • Oriya: ତାଞ୍ଜାନିଆ
  • Oromo: Tanzaaniyaa
  • Oromo: Tanzania
  • Ossetian; Ossetic: Танзани
  • Pali: टंजानिया
  • Pampanga: Tanzania
  • Panjabi: ਤਨਜ਼ਾਨੀਆ
  • Papiamento: Tanzania
  • Persian: تانزانیا
  • Piemontese: Tanzanìa
  • Pitcairn-Norfolk: Tansaania
  • Polish: Tanzania
  • Portuguese: Republica Unida da Tanzania
  • Portuguese: República Unida da Tanzânia
  • Portuguese: Tanzania
  • Portuguese: Tanzânia
  • Pushto: تانزانيه
  • Pushto: تانزانیه
  • Pushto: تنزانیا
  • Quechua: Tansanya
  • Quechua: Tanzania
  • Raeto-Romance: Tansania
  • Romanian: Tanzania
  • Rundi: Tanzaniya
  • Russia Buriat: Танзани
  • Russian: Объединенная Республика Танзания
  • Russian: Объединённая Республика Танзания
  • Russian: Танзания
  • Rusyn: Танзанія
  • Samoan: Tanzania
  • Sango: Tanzanïi
  • Sanskrit: टंजानिया
  • Santali: ᱛᱟᱱᱡᱟᱱᱤᱭᱟ
  • Sardinian: Tanzània
  • Saterfriesisch: Tansania
  • Schwyzerdütsch: Tansania
  • Scots: Tanzanie
  • Serbian: Tanzanija
  • Serbian: Танзанија
  • Serbo-Croatian: Tanzanija
  • Shan: မိူင်းထၼ်ႇၸၼ်းၼီးယႃး
  • Shona: Tanzania
  • Sicilian: Tanzania
  • Sindhi: تنزانيا
  • Sinhalese: ටැන්සානියාව
  • Skolt Sami: Tansania
  • Skolt Sami: Tansania õhttõõvvâm tääʹssväʹldd
  • Slovak: Tanzánia
  • Slovenian: Tanzanija
  • Somali: Tansaaniya
  • Sorbian, Lower: Tansanija
  • Sorbian, Upper: Tansania
  • Sorbian, Upper: Tansanija
  • Sotho, Northern: Tanzania
  • Sotho, Southern: Tanzania
  • South Azerbaijani: تانزانیا
  • Spanish: Republica Unida de Tanzania
  • Spanish: República Unida de Tanzania
  • Spanish: Tanzania
  • Sundanese: Tanzania
  • Swahili (generic): Jamhuri ya Muungano wa Tanzania
  • Swahili (generic): Tanzania
  • Swati: IThanzaniya
  • Swedish: Förenade republiken Tanzania
  • Swedish: Tanzania
  • Tagalog: Tanzania
  • Tajik: Танзания
  • Tamil: தன்சானியா
  • Tamil: தான்சானியா
  • Tatar: Танзания
  • Telugu: టాంజానియా
  • Thai: ประเทศแทนซาเนีย
  • Thai: แทนซาเนีย
  • Tibetan: ཏན་ཛ་ནི་ཡ།
  • Tigrinya: ታንዛኒያ
  • Tonga (Tonga Islands): Tenisānia
  • Tosk Albanian: Tansania
  • Tsonga: Tanzania
  • Tumbuka: Tanzania
  • Tunisian Spoken Arabic: تنزانيا
  • Turkish: Tanzanya
  • Turkmen: Tanzaniýa
  • Twi: Tanzania
  • Udmurt: Танзания
  • Uighur: تانزانىيە
  • Ukrainian: Об'єднана Республіка Танзанія
  • Ukrainian: Обʼєднана Республіка Танзанія
  • Ukrainian: Танзанія, Обʼєднана Республіка
  • Ukrainian: Танзанія
  • Urdu: تنزانیہ
  • Uzbek: Tanzaniya
  • Venetian: Tanzània
  • Veps: Tanzanii
  • Vietnamese: Tan-da-ni-a (Tanzania)
  • Vietnamese: Tan-da-ni-a
  • Vietnamese: Tanzania
  • Volapük: Tansanän
  • Waray (Philippines): Tanzania
  • Welsh: Tansanïa
  • Welsh: Tanzania
  • Welsh: Tanzanïa
  • Western Mari: Танзани
  • Western Panjabi: تنزانیا
  • Western Panjabi: تنزانیہ
  • Wolof: Tansani
  • Wolof: Taŋsani
  • Wu Chinese: 坦桑尼亞
  • Yakut: Танзания
  • Yiddish: טאַנזאַניע
  • Yiddish: טאנזאניע
  • Yoruba: Tànsáníà
  • Yoruba: Tàǹsáníà
  • Yue Chinese: 坦桑尼亞
  • Zeeuws: Tanzânia
  • Zhuang: Tanzania
  • Zulu: ITanzania
  • Zulu: IThanzaniya
  • Zulu: i-Tanzania
  • Tanzaneja
  • Tanzanėjė
  • Tanzańijo

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