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From the high snows of Kilimanjaro, to the wide open Serengeti plains – Tanzania offers a world of wonders for walkers and trekkers alike.

  • Capital city: Dodoma
  • Population: 43,601,796 (2012)
  • Size of country: 947,300 sq km
  • Currency: Tanzanian shilling
  • Power supply: 220-240 Volts
  • Sockets: British-style or Indian-style three-pin plugs
  • Language: Kiswahili or Swahili
  • Time difference: GMT +3 hours
  • Visas: British nationals require a visa and this must be obtained in advance.
  • Religion: mainland - Christian 30%, Muslim 35%, indigenous beliefs 35%; Zanzibar - more than 99% Muslim
  • Popular dishes: Ugali, a polenta style dish made from corn flour, which is eaten with meat.
  • Popular drinks: Konyagi is a gin-like beverage, sold only in Tanzania.
  • Did you know: Tanzania is famous for its Mpingo tree, also known as the African blackwood tree (dalbergia melanoxylon) is the most expensive hardwood tree in the world
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