• Officially: United Republic of Tanzania
  • Capital: Dodoma

Facts

  • Population: 55.5 million
  • 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

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

  • Serengeti National Park (Map)
    • Spread across 5,700 acres of Tanzania
    • The Great Migration

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