Tanzania is an East African country known for its vast wilderness areas. They include the plains of Serengeti National Park, a safari mecca populated by the “big five” game (elephant, lion, leopard, buffalo, rhino), and Kilimanjaro National Park, home to Africa’s highest mountain. Offshore lie the tropical islands of Zanzibar, with Arabic influences, and Mafia, with a marine park home to whale sharks and coral reefs.
Population: 49.25 million (2013) World Bank
Currency: Tanzanian shilling
Official languages: Swahili, English
Time zone: EAT (UTC+3)
Drives on the: left
Calling code: +255
Destination, Tanzania, East Africa
The united Republic of Tanzania, the land of Kilimanjaro, Serengeti, Ngorongoro and Zanzibar covers 937,062 sq making the largest country in East Africa, Just South of the Equator bordering Kenya and Uganda in the North, Democratic Republic of Congo, Rwanda and Burundi in the West and Zambia, Malawi and Mozambique in the South and Indian Ocean in the East.
People / language: Populations are 33 million with over 121 distinct linguistic groups. National language is Kiswahili / Swahili while English is spoken in major urban areas.
Climate: There is no winter here, in the Northern area from May to October, the temperature vary from 14oc-22oc and from November to March 22-30oc. The coastal areas are hot and humid with an average temperature of 30oc.
Tanzania tour destinations has divided into 4 distinct circuits, and the entire sights can be reached by road, chatered flight or scheduled flight.