Tanzania Facts

 

United Republic of Tanzania – Jamhuri ya Muungano wa Tanzania (Swahili)
Motto: "Uhuru na Umoja" (Swahili) “Freedom and Unity"
Anthem: Mungu ibariki Africa (Swahili) God Bless Africa
Capital city - Dodoma
Largest city- Dar es Salaam
Official languages - Swahili and English
Government - Unitary presidential constitutional republic
The Current President: John Magufuli,
Prime Minister: Kassim Majaliwa
Legislature- National Assembly
Independence from the United Kingdom -Tanganyika- 9 December 1961, Zanzibar and Pemba10 December 1963,Merger 6th April 1964 to form The Republic Union of Tanzania.
Area –Total 945,203 km2 and 364,898 sq mi
Water - (%) 6.2
Population - 2012 census 44,929,002,
Density -46.3/km2 (124th) 119.9/sq mi
GDP (PPP) - 2012 estimate – Total $73.859 billion
GDP (nominal)-2012 estimate – Total $28.247 billion
Currency - Tanzanian shilling (TZS)
Time zone - EAT (UTC+3)
Driving - on the left
Calling code +255

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