Republic of Tanzania, East African country situated just south of the Equator. Tanzania was formed as a sovereign state in 1964 through the union of the separate states of Tanganyika and Zanzibar. Mainland Tanzania covers more than 99 percent of the combined territories’ total area. Mafia Island is administered from the mainland, while Zanzibar and Pemba islands have a separate government administration. Dodoma, since 1974 is the designated official capital of Tanzania, is centrally located on the mainland. Dar es Salaam is the largest city and port in the country.
Tanzania has a population of 58 million inhabitants as per the 2019 census.
Official languages spoken are Kiswahili and English.
Exports: The top exports of Tanzania are Tea, Raw Tobacco, Coconuts, Brazil Nuts, and Cashews, other Oily Seeds. Main trading partner on exports are India, United Arab Emirates, China, and European Union
Imports: The top imports of Tanzania are Refined Petroleum, Palm Oil, Packaged Medicaments, Automobiles and Wheat. Main trading partner on imports are China, India, United Arab Emirates, South Africa, and Kenya
The Tanzania mainland is bounded by Uganda, Lake Victoria, and Kenya to the north, by the Indian Ocean to the east, by Mozambique, Lake Nyasa, Malawi, and Zambia to the south and southwest, and by Lake Tanganyika, Burundi, and Rwanda to the west.
Hapag-Lloyd in Tanzania:
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Currency: Tanzanian Shilling: TSH
Time zone: UTC+3 (Eastern African Time)
Dialing code: +255
Official Language: English and Swahili.