Tanzania
34°51′14″E / 6.307°S 34.854°E / -6.307; 34.854 Tanzania /ˌtænzəˈniːə/, officially the United Republic of Tanzania (Swahili&#...
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U.N. Call For An End To Female Genital Mutilation Leads To New Rituals With Milk, Honey And Sex Ed
The chief of the U.N. has called for a "better way" to mark the coming-of-age of girls. Some communities are paving the way with a new kind of ritual.
Rats Save Humans From Landmines - Extraordinary Animals
Mandy the African pouch rat is off to discover if she's good enough to join an elite team of landmine detecting rats.
14 Things to Know Before You Go to Zanzibar
Zanzibar isn’t like the mainland. The semi-autonomous archipelago is a 23 -mile hop from mainland Tanzania, and although it is officially part of the East African country, in almost all aspects—politi...
Meet The First New Canine Found In 150 Years
The golden jackal, which lives in East Africa and Eurasia, is actually two distantly related species—and one of them is a new species of wolf, a new study says. (Also see "Wolves Identified by Unique ...
Tanzanian Food: Typical and Traditional Cuisine
Indian, Middle Eastern, and local African ingredients and cooking techniques are all fused together to form the base of Tanzanian food.
Zanzibar
Zanzibar is a semi-autonomous part of the United Republic of Tanzania, in East Africa. It comprises the Zanzibar Archipelago in the Indian Ocean, 2550 kilome...
Outline of Tanzania
The following outline is provided as an overview of and topical guide to Tanzania:Tanzania – sovereign country located in East Africa. Tanzania borders Kenya and Uganda on the north, Rwanda, Bu...
Outline of Tanzania - Wikipedia
Dodoma
Dodoma (literally "It has sunk" in Gogo), officially Dodoma Urban District, is the national capital of Tanzania and the capital of Dodoma Region, with a population of 410,956.
Located at 6°10′23″S...
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Dar es Salaam
Dar es Salaam (Arabic: دار السلام‎ Dār as-Salām, literally "The residence of peace"), formerly Mzizima, is Tanzania's largest and richest city, the largest city in eastern Africa by populati...
Dar es Salaam - Wikipedia
History of Tanzania
The African Great Lakes nation of Tanzania dates formally from 1964, when it was formed out of the union of the much larger mainland territory of Tanganyika and the coastal archipelago of Zanzibar. Th...
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Politics of Tanzania
Politics of Tanzania takes place in a framework of a unitary presidential democratic republic, whereby the President of Tanzania is both head of state and head of government, and of a multi-party syst...
Economy of Tanzania
The United Republic of Tanzania is the second largest economy in the East African Community and the twelfth largest in Africa. The country is largely dependent on agriculture for employment, accountin...
Economy of Tanzania - Wikipedia
Transport in Tanzania
Transport in Tanzania includes road, air, rail, and water networks. The road network is 86,472 kilometres (53,731 mi) long, of which 12,786 kilometres (7,945 mi) is classified as trunk road....
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Geography of Tanzania
Tanzania has a varied geography, including deep and large freshwater and salt lakes, many national parks, and Africa's highest point, Mount Kilimanjaro (5,895 m or 19,341 ft).Northeast Tanza...
Geography of Tanzania - Wikipedia
Climate of Tanzania
Tanzania has a varied geography, including deep and large freshwater and salt lakes, many national parks, and Africa's highest point, Mount Kilimanjaro (5,895 m or 19,341 ft).Northeast Tanza...
Climate of Tanzania - Wikipedia
Culture of Tanzania
The culture of Tanzania includes the following:
A total of 128 languages are spoken in Tanzania, most of them from the Bantu family. Swahili and English are the two official languages; however, Sw...
Culture of Tanzania - Wikipedia
Music of Tanzania
The music of Tanzania stretches from traditional African music to the string-based taarab to a distinctive hip hop known as bongo flava.
The Tanzanian national anthem is Mungu Ibariki Africa (God ...
Tanzanite
Tanzanite is the blue/violet variety of the mineral zoisite (a calcium aluminium hydroxyl Sorosilicate) belonging to the epidote group. It was discovered in the Mererani Hills of Manyara Region in Nor...
Tanzanite - Wikipedia
Tanzanian cuisine
The culture of Tanzania includes the following:
A total of 128 languages are spoken in Tanzania, most of them from the Bantu family. Swahili and English are the two official languages; however, Sw...
Tanzanian cuisine - Wikipedia
Tanzania at the Commonwealth Games
Tanzania has competed in eleven of the eighteen previous Commonwealth Games; in 1962 as Tanganyika, and from the 1966 games as Tanzania, following the union with Zanzibar in 1964.
Tanzania at the Olympics
Tanzania first participated at the Olympic Games in 1964, and has sent athletes to compete in every Summer Olympic Games since then, except for the boycotted 1976 Games. The nation has never particip...