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Flag of Tanzania

Facts

  • Population » 56.3 million (2018 est)
  • Languages » English, Swahili
  • Religions » Christianity, Islam
  • Life expectancy » 63 years (men), 67 years (women)
  • Currency » Tanzanian shilling

Geography

  • Area » 945,087 sq km (364,900 sq miles)

Notes

  • Tanzania has banned plastic bags! Bravo!

Tourism

  • Two of Africa’s biggest attractions: Africa’s highest mountain, Kilimanjaro & the Serengeti
  • Subject to the fulfilment of all immigration and health requirements for approximately USD$50 in cash, it is possible to obtain a tourist visa for Tanzania at these land border crossings:
    • Namanga (Tanzania-Kenya border point)
    • Kasumulu
    • Isebania

Adventures

  • Mount Kilimanjaro (Wikipedia)
    • Mount Kilimanjaro is the highest mountain in Africa and the highest single free-standing mountain in the world: 5,895 metres above sea level and about 4,900 metres above its plateau base.
  • Serengeti National Park (Google Maps / OpenStreetMap)
    • Spread across 5,700 acres of Tanzania
    • The Great Migration
  • Mikumi National Park (Google Maps / OpenStreetMap)

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This page was last updated on 2021.05.25 by Robert Vinet