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United Republic of Tanzania
Jamhuri Ya Muungano wa Tanzania  (Swahili)
Motto: "Uhuru na Umoja" (Swahili)
"Freedom and Unity"
Anthem: Mungu ibariki Afrika
God Bless Africa
Location of  Tanzania  (dark blue)in the African Union  (light blue)
Location of  Tanzania  (dark blue)

in the African Union  (light blue)

Location of Tanzania
CapitalDodoma
Largest cityDar es Salaam
Official languagesNone de jure
National languageSwahili[1]
Other languagesEnglish[1]
Religion(2010 estimate)[2]
Christians 61.4%
Muslims 35.2%
Folk Religion 1.8%
Irreligious 1.4%
Other 0.2%
DemonymTanzanian
GovernmentUnitarypresidentialsocialistrepublic[3][4]
John Pombe Magufuli
Samia Suluhu
Kassim Majaliwa
• Speaker
Job Ndugai
Mohamed Chande Othman
LegislatureNational Assembly
Independence from the United Kingdom
9 December 1961
10 December 1963
• Merger
26 April 1964
• Current constitution
25 April 1977
Area
• Total
947,303 km2 (365,756 sq mi) (31st)
• Water (%)
6.4[5]
Population
• 2014 estimate
51,820,000 [6] (28th)
• 2012 census
44,928,923[7]
• Density
47.5/km2 (123.0/sq mi)
GDP (PPP)2017 estimate
• Total
$163.522 billion[8]
• Per capita
$3,296[8]
GDP (nominal)2017 estimate
• Total
$51.194 billion[8]
• Per capita
$1,032[8]
Gini (2012)37.8[9]
medium
HDI (2015)Increase 0.531[10]
low · 151st
CurrencyTanzanian shilling (TZS)
Time zoneEAT(UTC+3)
Drives on theleft
Calling code+255[note 1]
ISO 3166 codeTZ
Internet TLD.tz
  1. Revised to $41.33 billion[11]

Source: CIA World Factbook
Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of July 9, 2017


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