Dar es Salaam is one of the most populated cities in Tanzania, and at the same time, this city is the capital of this country as well. Located in Africa, you may find the city easily with the following GPS coordinates: 06.08S latitude / 35.45E longitude. For routing in Dar es Salaam, please check the free driving directions Dar es Salaam service below.
When you visit Tanzania, be prepared that the official spoken language(s) is Swahili, and the officially used currency is Tanzanian shilling (TZS), since 1966.
Dar es Salaam, the capital city, has numerous population; 3 588 000 counted together with the city’s metropolitan areas. While Dar es Salaam counts around the inhabitants mentioned earlier, the mother country, Tanzania, bears 59 091 392 sum citizens spreading on its 364 899,98 sq mi / 945 087 km2 territory.
The form of the ruling government in Tanzania is Unitary presidential socialist republic, and interestingly note that the people here share the motto: Uhuru na Umoja (Freedom and Unity), while salute for the national anthem called: Mungu ibariki Afrika (God Bless Africa).
Google maps Dar es Salaam, and the satellite map of the city is a free and useful dynamic tool to discover the capital of Tanzania and the neighboring countries like Burundi, Democratic Republic of Congo, Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique, Rwanda, Uganda, Zambia.
Please have a look at the information page of this country for a wide range of information such as economic data, population, geographical knowledge, additional Tanzania Google maps, satellite imagery, etc.
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Short geographic information for Tanzania
Tanzania is in East Africa on the Indian Ocean. To the north are Uganda and Kenya to the west, Burundi, Rwanda, and Congo and to the south, Mozambique, Zambia, and Malawi. Its area is three times that of New Mexico. Tanzania contains three of Africa’s best-known lakes – Victoria in the north, Tanganyika in the west, and Nyasa in the south. Mount Kilimanjaro in the north, 19,340 ft (5,895 m), is the highest point on the continent. The island of Zanzibar is separated from the mainland by a 22-mile channel.