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Location Map of Tanzania

Where is Tanzania
About Map: Map showing where is Tanzania located in the World.
The given Tanzania location map shows that Tanzania is located in the central-east part of Africa continent.
Tanzania map also shows that it shares its international boundaries with Kenya in the north-east, Uganda in the north, Rwanda and Burundi in the north-east, Democratic Republic of Congo in the west, Zambia and Malawi in the south-west, and Mozambique in the south. Besides, it has also the coastline along the Indian Ocean in the east.

Tanzania along with the neighbor region Zanzibar is known as United Republic of Tanganyika and Zanzibar. These two regions were united in the year 1964 and after its unification, it is known as United Republic of Tanzania.

The government type of Tanzania is a unitary presidential democratic republic featured with multi-party system. The President of Tanzania is head of state as well as head of government. Legislative power is vested in both the government and parliament but the Executive power is exercised by the government.

The economy of the country is largely based upon agriculture and the industry is largely limited to processing agricultural products and light consumer goods. But the country Tanzania has huge amounts of natural resources that include gold, diamonds, uranium, nickel, iron, coal, chrome, tin, platinum, coltan, niobium etc. After South Africa and Ghana, Tanzania is the third-largest gold producer in Africa. Country has also substantial amount of natural gas. Above all, Tanzania is exclusively known for its Tanzanite, a sort of gemstone.

Quick Facts
CountryTanzania
Continent Africa
Where is Located Tanzaniais located in the Eastern Africa
Coordinates -6.43813, 34.955292
Capital Dodoma
Largest City Dar es Salaam
Neighboring Countries Burundi, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique, Rwanda, Uganda, Zambia
Administrative divisions30 regions
Area 364,898 sq mi (945,203 Sq km)
Population46,912,768 (July 2012 est.)
Official Language Swahili, English
Currency Tanzanian shilling (TZS)
ISO Alpha-2 CodeTZ
ISO Alpha-3 CodeTZA
ISO Numeric Code834
GDP $23.333 billion (2011 Est.)
Calling code 255
Time Zone EAT (UTC+3)
Internet TLD .tz