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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
CapitalDodoma
Largest cityDar es Salaam
Official languageNone (de jure);
Swahili and English (de facto)[1]
Arabic (Zanzibar)
National languageSwahili[1]
Religion
Demonym(s)
  • Tanzanian
GovernmentUnitarydominant partypresidentialconstitutional republic[3][4][5]
John Magufuli
Samia Hassan 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[6]
Population
• 2018 estimate
56,313,438[7][8] (25th)
• 2012 census
44,928,923[9]
• Density
47.5/km2 (123.0/sq mi)
GDP (PPP)2019 estimate
• Total
$186.060 billion
• Per capita
$3,574[10]
GDP (nominal)2019 estimate
• Total
$61.032 billion
• Per capita
$1,172[10]
Gini (2012)37.8[11]
medium
HDI (2018)Increase 0.528[12]
low · 159th
CurrencyTanzanian shilling (TZS)
Time zoneUTC+3 (EAT)
Driving sideleft
Calling code+255[note 1]
ISO 3166 codeTZ
Internet TLD.tz
  1. Revised to $41.33 billion[13]
  2. Swahili and English are de facto official languages

Source: CIA World Factbook
This page was last updated on November 27, 2020


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