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  • Country (long form) United Republic of Tanzania
  • Capital Dar es SalaamTotal Area 364,900.13 sq mi
  • 945,087.00 sq km (slightly larger than twice the size of California)
  • Population 36,232,074 (July 2001 est.)


  • Estimated Population in 2050 88,280,060
  • Languages Kiswahili or Swahili (official), Kiunguju (name for Swahili in Zanzibar), English (official, primary language of commerce, administration, and higher education), Arabic (widely spoken in Zanzibar), many local languages

Note: Kiswahili (Swahili) is the mother tongue of the Bantu people living in Zanzibar and nearby coastal Tanzania; although Kiswahili is Bantu in structure and origin, its vocabulary draws on a variety of sources, including Arabic and English, and it has become the lingua franca of central and eastern Africa; the first language of most people is one of the local languages

  • Literacy 67.8% total, 79.4% male, 56.8% female (1995 est.)
  • Religions mainland - Christian 45%, Muslim 35%, indigenous beliefs 20%; Zanzibar - more than 99% Muslim
  • Life Expectancy 51.04 male, 52.95 female (2001 est.)
  • Government Type republic Currency 1 Tanzanian shilling (TSh) = 100 cents
  • Industry primarily agricultural processing (sugar, beer, cigarettes, sisal twine), diamond and gold mining, oil refining, shoes, cement, textiles, wood products, fertilizer, salt
  • Agriculture coffee, sisal, tea, cotton, pyrethrum (insecticide made from chrysanthemums), cashew nuts, tobacco, cloves (Zanzibar), corn, wheat, cassava (tapioca), bananas, fruits, vegetables; cattle, sheep, goats Arable Land 3%
  • Natural Resources hydropower, tin, phosphates, iron ore, coal, diamonds, gemstones, gold, natural gas, nickel carisoprodol online

 

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