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Tanzania's Information

Flag of Tanzania
Land Area 885,800 km2
Water Area 61,500 km2
Total Area 947,300km2 (#30)
Population 52,482,726 (#26)
Population Density 59.25/km2
Government Type Presidential Republic
GDP (PPP) $151.00 Billion
GDP Per Capita $3,100
Currency Shilling (TZS)
Largest Cities
  • Animal: Giraffe
  • Coat of Arms:

    Flag of Tanzania

  • Coat of Arms: Tanzania's coat of arms is composed of a man and woman supporting a warrior's shield divided into four sections.

    The first section depicts a burning torch (symbolizing enlightenment, knowledge and freedom), the second is the national flag, the third a crossed axe and hoe, and the fourth contains wavy bands of blue (representing the land and sea).
  • Flag of Tanzania
  • Motto: "Uhuru na Umoja" ("Freedom and Unity")
  • Tree: African Blackwood
This page was last updated on April 7, 2017.

Tanzania Trivia

What is the Largest Ethnic group in Tanzania?

Tanzania boasts of a rich cultural diversity, with over 120 indigenous ethnic groups and over 100 different dialects spoken across the country. The Sukima are the largest ethnic group in Tanzania, making up about 16% of the country's total population.

Ethnic Groups Of Tanzania

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