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Tanzania's Quick Facts

Land Area 885,800 km2
Water Area 61,500 km2
Total Area 947,300 km2
Population 52,482,726
Population Density 55.40 / km2
Government Type Presidential Republic
GDP (PPP) $151.00 Billion
GDP Per Capita $3,100
Currency Shilling (TZS)
Largest Cities
  • Dar es Salaam (6,701,650)
  • Mwanza (1,120,430)
  • Zanzibar (705,078)
  • Mbeya (566,065)
  • Arusha (492,919)
  • Morogoro (408,740)
  • Songea (352,781)
  • Animal: Giraffe
  • Coat of Arms:

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  • 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).
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  • Motto: "Uhuru na Umoja" ("Freedom and Unity")
  • Tree: African Blackwood

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