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Tanzania Vacations and Tourism Guide

Tanzania Tourism and Travel: online guide for vacations to Tanzania

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3/7/2010
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Surface:Tanzania has a total area of 945,090 sq km.

Population:  Tanzania has a population of around 35,922,000. Native Africans constitute 99%25 of the population.

System of government: Tanzania is a multiparty democratic republic.

Capital: Dodoma, with a population of around 325,000, is the official capital while Dar-es-Salaam, with a population of around 2,489,800, serves as the administrative capital of the country.

Religion: Christianity (45%25) is the predominant religion, followed by Islam (40%25).

Official Language: English and Swahili are the official languages.

Government: Tanzania is a multiparty democratic republic.

Climate: Tanzania has a tropical climate along the coast but it gets temperate in the highlands.

Units of measure and electricity: Tanzania follows the metric system of measurement and the official electricity unit is 230 V, 50 Hz.

Time Zone: The Tanzanian standard time is GMT+3

Currency: Tanzanian Shilling (1 € = 1,600.8 TSh)

Travel documents required: All travellers are required to have a valid passport and visa.


Tom 4/11/2013 At 14:18
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Arusha is a city in northern Tanzania, the capital of the Arusha Region, with a projected population of 1,288,088, including 516,000 for the Arusha District (2007 census). The city of Arusha is surrounded by some of Africa's most famous landscapes and national parks. Situated below Mount Meru on the eastern edge of the eastern branch of the Great Rift Valley, Arusha has a temperate climate. The city is close to Serengeti, Ngorongoro Crater, Lake Manyara, Olduvai Gorge, Tarangire National Park, and Mount Kilimanjaro and The Arusha National Park on Mount Meru. Arusha is a major international diplomatic hub. The city hosts and is regarded[who?] as the de facto capital of the East African Community. Since 1994, the city has also hosted the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda. It is a...

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Arusha is a tourist city at base of Mount Meru. Arusha can be reached easily on arrival from Kilimanjaro International Airport KIA, JRO. Arusha is famously known as safari city because wildlife safaris to Serengeti National park, Tarangire, Lake Manyara, Arusha and Ngorongoro crater is arranged in Arusha and begin here. Tanzania safari booking can be done through Tour Operators in Arusha. Mount Kilimanjaro trekking is top mountaineering activity in Africa. Acclimatization trip can be done by climbing Mount Meru before starting kilimanjaro trek. Sightseeing tours and natural attractions nearby are waterfalls, maasai culture villages and Maasai market at central Arusha. To book Tanzania safaris and Kilimanjaro climb trip, contact local Tour Operator. KILIMANJARO CLIMB SUMMITING SAFARIS...



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