An East African Country, Tanzania is bordered by Kenya and Uganda to the north, Rwanda, Burundi, and the Democratic Republic of the Congo to the west, and Zambia, Malawi, and Mozambique to the south. The eastern border of Tanzania lies on the Indian Ocean.
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According to the census data of 2007, Tanzania has a multi-ethnic and multi religious population of 39,384,223. Swahili or Kiswahili and English are the official languages of the country. Tanzania adheres to the republican form of government. The country is sub divided into twenty six regions for better administration.
Largest CityDar es Salaam
Official LanguageSwahili, English
Independence Day of Tanganyika9-Dec-61
Independence Day of Zanzibar 10-Dec-63
Area364,898 sq mi (945,203 Sq km)
Population43188000 (2010 Est.)
GovernmentUnitary Republic Presidential Constitutional Republic
Prime MinisterMizengo Pinda
GDP$23.333 billion (2011 Est.)
CurrencyTanzanian shilling (TZS)