Tanzania

Capital: Dodoma

Population estimate: 53,950,935

Area: 947,300 square kilometers

Borders: Burundi, Democratic Republic of Congo, Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique, Uganda, Zambia

Independence day: 9th December 1961

Communities: 120

President: John Magufuli

Major religion: Christianity

Other common religions: Islam, folk religion

Currency: Tanzanian shillings (TZS)

Main issues affecting country: trafficking in persons, refugees and internally displaced persons, illicit drugs, international disputes.

Interesting fact: Tanzania has the largest population in East Africa.

In brief

Magufuli receives 5 new ambassadors

Magufuli receives 5 new ambassadors

Monday October 1, 2018 – Friday October 5, 2018
Prince William, the Duke of Cambridge, arrives in Tanzania

Prince William, the Duke of Cambridge, arrives in Tanzania

Monday September 24, 2018 – Friday September 28, 2018
Tanzania pushes for natural gas-powered buses

Tanzania pushes for natural gas-powered buses

Monday September 17, 2018 – Friday September 21, 2018
Tanzania-China Relations

Tanzania-China Relations

Monday, September 3, 2018 – Friday, September 7, 2018

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