Tanzania is a country that’s known for its famous tourist attractions and exotic islands. It’s located south of the equator on the east coast of Africa. The country is surrounded by the Indian Ocean; the republic has 26 mikoas boats with an estimated population of 30 million. Tanzania is also known as the cradle of human life on earth. The country has one of the world’s oldest inhabited areas which make it a hot spot for archaeologists. Apart from exporting and tourism the Tanzanian economy is relatively agricultural. The country also boasts some of the most amazing accommodation including hotels in Dar es Salaam.
Interesting facts about this popular destination:
Tanzania is home to Mt Kilimanjaro.
Tanzania’s newest capital is Dodoma.
The HIV/AIDS epidemic is still quite high in the country with one in every ten people being affected by the virus.
Swahili is the official language in the country it’s also spoken in the East African Coastal region.
Unfortunately Tanzania is one of the poorest countries in the world.
Tanzania’s wildlife consists of the Kori bustard, wart hogs, zebras, elephants, baboons, black rhinos and more.
Tanzania is also surrounded by three amazing lakes: Lake Victoria, Lake Nyasa and Lake Tanganyika.
Tanzania celebrates Union Day to commemorate the independence of Tanganyika and Zanzibar on April 26th.
Tanzania is home to the famous Ngorongoro Crater which is the biggest crater in the world.
Tanzania has more than 100 different tribal groups.
The majestic Lake Manyara National Park hosts the world’s only tree climbing lions.
Tanzania is well known for its mbingo carvings and African Blackwood.