Tanzania – The Land of Kilimanjaro, Zanzibar and Serengeti.
The United Republic of Tanzania : Jamhuri ya Muungano wa Tanzania) is a country in East Africa bordered by Kenya and Uganda to the north, Rwanda, Burundi and the Democratic Republic of the Congo to the west, and Zambia, Malawi and Mozambique to the south. The country’s eastern borders lie on the Indian Ocean. The United Republic of Tanzania is a state composed of 26 regions (mikoa), including those of the autonomous region of Zanzibar. The head of state is President Jakaya Mrisho Kikwete, elected in 2005. Since 1996, the official capital of Tanzania has been Dodoma, where parliament and some government offices are located. Between independence and 1996, the main coastal city of Dar es Salaam served as the country’s political capital. Today, Dar es Salaam remains the principal commercial city of Tanzania and the de-facto seat of most government institutions. It is the major seaport for the country and its landlocked neighbors. The name Tanzania derives from the names of the two states Tanganyika and Zanzibar that united in 1964 to form the United Republic of Tanganyika and Zanzibar, which later the same year was renamed the United Republic of Tanzania.
Tanzania’s population has been estimated to consist of roughly mainland – Christian 40%, Muslim 30%, indigenous beliefs 30%; Zanzibar – more than 99% Muslims, Christians and followers of indigenous religious gro
English is no longer a de jure official language in Tanzania, which is one of the few African states in which a local language has gained importance to the disadvantage of the ex-colonial language. Since English is still the language of higher courts, it can however be considered a de facto official language. Tanzanians see themselves as having two “official” languages, English and Swahili
Many would argue that Tanzania is Africa’s premier safari country. The most famous Serengeti national park, where the endless plains occupying about 14% of Tanzania’s surface area. Here you can experience the annual animal migration, where more than 1 million wildebeest are on the move, along with herds of zebra and gazelles. With predators in eternal pursuit. The old Ngorongoro Crater is a special experience, with its own ecosystem. Here you will find large herds of gnus and zebras, flamingos, as well as lions, elephants and rhinos, and more than 100 bird species are found in the crater. The landscape itself is beautiful. The most famous safari parks are Serengeti, Ngorongoro, Tarangire, Lake Manyara, Ruaha and Selous. We have excellent lodges / camping facilities at all locations.
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