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Atlas of Tanzania

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Tanzania

Kiswahili Tanzania - Jamhuri ya Muungano wa Tanzania

Jamhuri ya Muungano wa Tanzania ni nchi iliyoko Afrika ya Mashariki. Imepakana na Uganda na Kenya upande wa Kaskazini, Bahari Hindi upande wa mashariki, Msumbiji, Malawi na Zambia upande wa kusini, Kongo, Burundi, Rwanda na Uganda upande wa magharibi. Nchini Tanzania kuna lugha za kikabila zaidi ya mia moja. Hakuna lugha rasmi ya sheria. Lakini Kiswahili ni lugha ya kitaifa ya Tanzania. Kiswahili kinatumika kama lugha baina ya watu wa makabila mbalimbali na kwa mambo ya rasmi; kwa hiyo Kiswahili ni lugha rasmi ya dhati. Baada ya uhuru, Kiingereza (iliyokuwa lugha ya kikoloni kabla ya uhuru) iliendelea kutumika kwa mambo kadhaa ya rasmi, na kwa hiyo ilichukuliwa lugha rasmi ya dhati pamoja na Kiswahili. Lakini utumizi wa rasmi wa Kiingereza imepungua katika milongo iliyopita, na sasa utumizi huu karibu umekwisha. Kwa hiyo siku hizi ni kawaida zaidi kuchugulia Kiswahili kama lugha rasmi ya dhati ya pekee. Tanzania ni nchi mwanachama wa Jumuiya ya Afrika ya Mashariki.

English Tanzania - United Republic of Tanzania

The United Republic of Tanzania is a country on the east coast of Africa. It is bordered by ► Kenya and ► Uganda on the north, ► Rwanda, ► Burundi and the ► Democratic Republic of the Congo on the west, and ► Zambia, ► Malawi and ► Mozambique on the south. To the east it borders the Indian Ocean. The country is named after Tanganyika, its mainland part, and the ► Zanzibar islands off its east coast. The country has been a member of the Commonwealth since gaining independence in 1961. In 1964, Tanganyika united with Zanzibar, forming the United Republic of Tanganyika and Zanzibar, later renamed to the United Republic of Tanzania. In 1996, Tanzania's capital was officially moved from Dar es Salaam to Dodoma, although many government offices still remain in the old capital.


Short name Tanzania
Official  name United Republic of Tanzania
Status Independent country since 1961
Location East Africa
Capital Dodoma
Population 37,849,133 inhabitants
Area 945,087 km²
Languages English, Swahili (both official)
Religions Islam, Christianity, traditional beliefs
More information Tanzania, Geography of Tanzania, History of Tanzania and Politics of Tanzania
More  images Tanzania - Tanzania (Category).

General maps

Tz-map2.png Map of Tanzania
Tanzania map-fr.svg Vector map of Tanzania
Tanzania regions.svg Regions of Tanzania
Tanzania Mikoa.PNG Mikoa ya Tanzania
Regions of Tanzania in Swahili
Map of Zanzibar.svg Vector map of Zanzibar
Tanzania Districts.png Tanzania districts

History maps

This section holds a short summary of the history of the area of present-day Tanzania, illustrated with maps, including historical maps of former countries and empires that included present-day Tanzania.

German East Africa.PNG German East Africa
Karte Deutsch-Ostafrika.PNG German East Africa

Old maps

This section holds copies of original general maps more than 70 years old.

Meyers b14 s0300a.jpg Zanzibar and the coast of Tanganyika
Deutsch Ostafrika.PNG German East Africa (1894)

Other maps

Parks Tanzania.svg National Parks and major protected areas
Tanzania agriculture map-fr.svg Agriculture
Tanzania resources map-fr.svg Resources

Satellite maps

GreatLakesAfrica.jpg Satellite map

Blank maps

Tanzania location map.svg Location map
Tanzania relief location map.svg Relief

Notes and references

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