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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"
(English: "God Bless Africa")
Location of Tanzania
Location of Tanzania
Capital

Dodoma (de jure)

Dar es Salaam (de facto)
Largest cityDar es Salaam
Official languagesNone de jure
National languageSwahili[1]
Other languagesEnglish[1]
Religion(2010 estimate)[2]
DemonymTanzanian
GovernmentUnitarypresidentialrepublic[3][4]
John Pombe Magufuli
Samia Suluhu
Kassim Majaliwa
• Speaker
Job Ndugai
Ibrahim Hamis Juma
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
• 2016 estimate
55,572,201[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 January 20, 2018


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