Tanzania

Tanzania is formally recognised as the United Republic of Tanzania and forms part of East Africa. Kenya, Uganda, Rwanda, Burundi, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Zambia, Malawi, and Mozambique are all African neighbours to Tanzania. This African country is home to the biggest mountain on the continent, Kilimanjaro, and is located north-eastern Tanzania.

The name “Tanzania” originates from the names of the two states, Tanganyika and Zanzibar that united on 26 April 1964 to form the United Republic of Tanganyika and Zanzibar. On 29 October 1964, the country was renamed the United Republic of Tanzania.

Tanzania is the world’s 31st-largest country and the 13th largest in Africa and is comprised of a diverse climate. The hottest period extends between November and February while the coldest period occurs between May and August.

Capital: Dodoma
Currency: Tanzanian shilling
Official language: Swahili Language, English Language