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Continent- Africa

Region – Eastern Africa

Size – 947,303 km2

Geography – Consists of mountains, forests and Lakes

Language- Swahili, English

 Religion- 35% Muslim, 30% Christian, 35% follows traditional African religion

Monetary Unit- Tanzanian shilling (TZS)

Natural Resources- Gold, diamond, iron, coal, uranium, nickel, tanzanite and natural gas

Agriculture- Maize, cassava, sweet potatoes, beans, bananas, millet, sugar, cotton, cashew nuts, tobacco, coffee, sisal, tea, beef, lamb, chicken, pork,

Industry- Construction, mining and quarrying, manufacturing, exports gold, gemstones including diamonds and tanzanite

Neighboring Countries – Kenya, Uganda, Rwanda, Burundi, Republic of the Congo, Zambia, Malawi, Mozambique

Population – 51,820,000 (2014 estimate)

Population Growth Rate- 3%

Average Life Expectancy – 60.85 years

Capital City – Dodoma

Highest Mountain – Uhuru Peak, Kilimanjaro and Mount Kilimanjaro, Kilimanjaro

Yearly Rainfall – 1071 mm recorded in 2011

Plant Life – Coffee, bananas, tobacco, tea, sisal, sugarcane, pyrethrum, cashewnuts, mangroves

Animal Life- Zebras, elephants, buffaloes, hippopotamus, giraffes, antelopes, gazelles, elands, kudus, lions, cheetahs, leopards, hyenas, wild dogs, chimpanzees,

Bird Life – More than 1000 species of birds including different types of kingfisher, hornbills, bee-eaters, fish eagles, flamingos, Udzungwa forest partridge, Pemba green pigeon, Usambara weaver, Usambara eagle owl.

Aquatic Life- 400 species of fish, marine turtles, whales, prawn, finfish, molluscs, starfish, sea urchins, sea cucumbers

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