TANZANIA IN BRIEF
United Republic of Tanzania
Neighboring Countries: Kenya, Comoros, Mozambique & Malawi, Zambia, Rwanda, Burundi, & the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
Independence: 9th Dec 1961.
Currency:Tanzanian Shilling (TZS)
Population:Estimated at 55.57 million people, composed of
Capital City:Dodoma & former capital Dar es Salaam (largest)
Number of languages: 100 languages in total
Common languages:Swahili & English
Religion: Roman Catholic, Protestants, Pentecostals, Adventists, Buddhists, Hindus, Baha’is &Traditionalists.
Climate / best time to Visit
Generally all year round
March, April through May(Heavy rainy season)
November – December(Short rainy season)
June, July, August, September & October (Long dry season)
January & February (Short dry season)