Tanzania

Tanzania's flagLocation: East Africa
Official name: United Republic of Tanzania
Formation (date of independence / date current borders were established): 1964 / 1964
Capital city: Dodoma / Dar es Salaam.
Population: 45 million / 132 people per sq mile (51 people per sq km)
Total land area: 364,898 square miles (945,087 square km)
Language(s) spoken: Kiswahili (official language), Sukuma, Chagga, Nyamwezi, Hehe, Makonde, Yao, Sandawe, English (official language)
Main religions: Christian 63%, Muslim 35%, Other 2%
Ethnic mix: Native African (over 120 tribes) 99%, European, Asian, and Arab 1%
Government type: Presidential system
Currency: Tanzanian shilling = 100 cents
Literacy rate: 73%
Calorie consumption (daily per person): 2017 kilocalories


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