Tanzania is a country located in East Africa. Dodoma is the official capital of Tanzania. The largest city and port in the country is in Dar Es Salaam.  The mainland of Tanzania is bounded by Uganda, Lake Victoria and Kenya in the north and by Mozambique, Lake Nyasa and Zambia, Malawi to the south and southwest, in the west it is by Lake Tanganyika, Burundi and Rwanda.

Tanzania is the home of the highest mountain in Africa Kilimanjaro (19,340 Feet (5,895 metres) and it has the world’s second Deepest lake, Lake Tanganyika (4710 feet (1436 metres) Deep. Lake Victoria is the second largest freshwater lake in the World.

Tanzania has 947,300 square kilometers of land. According to World Atlas statistics Tanzania is the 31st largest country in the world and the 13th largest in Africa in land size.


According to World Population Review The estimated 2016 population of Tanzania is 51.04 million, up from the 2014 estimate of 50.8 million, ranking 27th in the world.


Tanzania is essentially divided into four main climatic zones namely: hot humid coastal plain; hot, semi-arid zone of the central plateau; high – moist lake regions; and temperate highland areas. Generally, the country has a tropical type of climate.