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


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.