Tanzania is one of the most beautiful countries in the Africa, with a range of magnificent number of game reserves, cultures and national parks and vibrant architectural structures along the coast in the east

About Tanzania


Tanzania is situated on the east coast of Africa with Dodoma as its capital city, just south of the equator. It consists of islands of Mafia, Pemba, and Unguja. Tanzania shares a border with the Indian Ocean on its eastern coast and with Kenya on the north, Uganda, Rwanda, and Burundi on the northeast, Zambia on the southwest, Zaire on the west, and finally, Malawi and Mozambique on the south.
After achieving independence from Britain in the early 1960s, Tanganyika and Zanzibar merged to form the nation of Tanzania in 1964. Tanzania has two international airports, one outside the commercial capital Dar es Salaam and the other called Kilimanjaro International Airport. There are some Charter flights and international operators fly directly to Zanzibar

Tanzania is a popular East African destination for visitors, it has many natural attractions including Zanzibar , Mount Kilimanjaro, the Serengeti and the Ngorongoro Crater. Tanzania is a large country and its infrastructure isn't great so it takes time to get around.

The Tanzanians are known to be warm and friendly people, amongst themselves as well as to foreigners. respect and modesty are highly valued in the country. Endless herds of zebras and wild best migrate across the plains annually. Following close behind you’ll witness a number of predators such as lions, cheetahs and hyenas.

If you're planning to visit the west and northern part of Tanzania , the best airport to arrive at is Kilimanjaro International Airport, which has daily flights from Amsterdam. Ethiopian and Kenya Airways also fly into Kilimanjaro International Airport. If you're planning to visit Zanzibar, southern and western Tanzania, you'll want to fly to the capital Dar es Salaam.


Basic Information about Tanzania

Location: Tanzania is located in East Africa bordering the Indian Ocean, between Kenya and Mozambique

Area: 945,087 sq km, a little more than twice the size of California.

Capital City: Dodoma (but the commercial capital and largest city is Dar es Salaam).

Currency: Tanzanian Shilling

Population: Around 39 million people live in Tanzania.

Religious Affiliations:

Christian 30%, Muslim 35% and indigenous beliefs 35% Zanzibar, more than 99% Muslim


Tanzania lies just south of the equator and on the whole enjoys a tropical climate. There are two rainy seasons, generally the heaviest rains (called Masika) usually fall from mid-March to May and a shorter period of rain (called mvuli) from November to mid-January. The dry season, with cooler temperatures, lasts from May to October. More about Tanzania's weather.