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Tanzania

Tanzania
  • Capital

    Capital

    Dodoma

  • Local time

    Local time

    15:12

  • Population

    Population

    51.89 m

  • Driving side

    Driving side

    Left

  • Calling code

    Calling code

    +255

  • Currency

    Currency

    Sh TZS (shilling)

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Tanzania

Tanzania
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  • Capital

    Capital

    Dodoma

  • Local time

    Local time

    15:12

  • Population

    Population

    51.89 m

  • Driving side

    Driving side

    Left

  • Calling code

    Calling code

    +255

  • Currency

    Currency

    Sh TZS (shilling)

  • Average Salary

    Average Salary

    $ 632

  • Petrol price

    Petrol price

    € 1.29 pl

  • Precipitation

    Precipitation

    1 071mm /year

Geography & travel

  • Country Area

    Country Area

    945 087 km2

  • Protected Area

    Protected Area

    32%

  • Forest Area

    Forest Area

    52%

  • Agricultural area

    Agricultural area

    44%

  • Railways

    Railways

    4582km

  • Annual air passengers

    Annual air passengers

    1.18 m

Population

  • Ethnicity

    Ethnicity

    native African
    Asian
    European

  • Religion

    Religion

    Christian - 30 %
    Islam - 35 %
    Islam - 35 %

  • Literacy rates

    Literacy rates

    77.9%

  • Languages

    Languages

    Kiswahili or Swahili
    Kiunguja
    English

  • Armed Forces

    Armed Forces

    28 400

  • Murders

    Murders

    7 per 100k

  • Alcohol consumption

    Alcohol consumption

    8.1 l/person

  • Smoking

    Smoking

    27.5%

  • Diabetes

    Diabetes

    4.1%

  • Malaria

    Malaria

    114%

  • Tuberculosis

    Tuberculosis

    306 per 100k

  • HIV

    HIV

    4.7%

Economy

  • Industries

    Industries

    agricultural processing, beer, cigarettes, mining, gold, salt, soda ash, cement, oil refining

  • Agriculture

    Agriculture

    coffee, sisal, tea, cotton, pyrethrum, cashew nuts, tobacco, cloves, corn

  • Natural Resources

    Natural Resources

    hydropower, tin, phosphates, iron ore, coal, diamonds, gemstones, gold, natural gas

  • Energy Import

    Energy Import

    10%

  • Natural Resources

    Natural Resources

    hydropower, tin, phosphates, iron ore, coal, diamonds, gemstones, gold, natural gas

  • Renewable Energy

    Renewable Energy

    86%

  • CO2 Emissions

    CO2 Emissions

    11 562kt

  • Ease of Business

    Ease of Business

    137 (Best=1, Worst=200)

  • ATMs per 100k people

    ATMs per 100k people

    6

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What not to do when visiting Tanzania

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Don’t forget to shake hands when greeting (men). Wait for the woman to extend her hand (if at all). Otherwise, a bow or nod of acknowledgement will suffice.

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Don't touch opposite gender in public.

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Don’t show off with expensive clothes or jewellery in public - keep a low profile to avoid unwanted attention.

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Did you know

Did you know?

Tanzania has the world’s largest concentration of animals per square kilometre.

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Don’t export any animal or animal parts without official export certification.

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Don’t gather, collect or remove any flora/fauna - it’s illegal.

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Don’t disrespect elders - they are always greeted by saying “shikamo” when they reply “marahaba”. When talking to elders, many people tend to look down out of respect.

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Don't wear shorts outside the beach and don’t wear tight and revealing clothes - dress modestly.

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Don’t fail the instructions of your guide when on safari or visiting wildlife areas - always follow the instructions and stay in the vehicle or protected enclosure.

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Did you know

Did you know?

In eastern Africa, you can buy beer brewed from bananas.

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Don't take pictures of airports, government and military buildings, as well as soldiers, police or officials. Always ask for permission when taking photos of locals.

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Don’t ignore the higher piracy risks in the waters of Tanzania - exercise caution when travelling in coastal regions.

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Don’t be a victim of mosquito-borne diseases - protect yourself against bites by mosquitoes.

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Don’t leave your valuables unattended, especially around favourite touristic spots in Zanzibar or Coco Beach area at Toure Drive on Msasani Peninsula.

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Don’t eat, drink, smoke or chew chewing gum in public during the holy month of Ramadan.

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Did you know

Did you know?

Hippopotamuses have killed more people in Africa than any other animal.

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Don’t show soles of your feet or shoe to anyone - it’s considered rude.

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Don’t use left hand when eating or handing things over - use your right hand or both hands.

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Don’t forget consensual same-sex activity is illegal in Tanzania and Zanzibar.

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