Located in the continent of Africa, Tanzania covers 885,800 square kilometers of land and 61,500 square kilometers of water, making it the 31st largest nation in the world with a total area of 947,300 square kilometers.
Tanzania became an independent state in 1961, after gaining its sovereignty from The United Kingdom. The population of Tanzania is 43,601,796 (2012) and the nation has a density of 49 people per square kilometer.
The currency of Tanzania is the Tanzanian Shilling (TZS). As well, the people of Tanzania are refered to as Tanzanian.
The dialing code for the country is 255 and the top level internet domain for Tanzanian sites is .tz.
To learn more, visit our detailed Tanzania section.
|Density||49.2 / km2 ( 127.5 / mi2 )|
|Languages||Swahili (macrolanguage), English|
|GDP||49,183,884,817 (2014 data)|
|GDP per Capita||1,128 (2014 data)|
|Land Area||885,800 km2 (342,009 mi2)|
|Water Area||61,500 km2 (23,745 mi2)|
|Neighbouring Countries||Kenya, Mozambique, Zambia, Burundi, Rwanda, Uganda, The Democratic Republic Of The Congo, Malawi|
What is the capital of Tanzania?
Dodoma is the capital city of Tanzania. It has a population of 180,541, and is located on a latitue of -6.17 and longitude of 35.74.
Dodoma is also the political center of Tanzania, which is considered a Republic, and home to its Executive head of state.
Quick Facts About Dodoma, the Capital Of Tanzania
|Elevation||1125 meters over sea level|
Most popular cities in Tanzania
|#1||Dar es Salaam||2,698,652|