Quick Facts
Capital City Dar-es-Salaam, Dodoma
Population 49 million
Area 947,303 sq kms
Highest Point Mt Kilimanjaro – 5,895m
Main Language Swahili, English
Currency Tanzania Shilling

Topographically, Tanzania is stunning. Surrounded by calderas and mountain ranges, the Great Rift Valley divides the country. To the east of this sweeping valley, visitors can climb the snow-cloaked equatorial peaks of Mount Kenya and fish for trout in crystal clear streams. Hell’s Gate National Park harbors obsidian caves and hisses with natural geysers and hot springs. To experience the romance of Kenya’s colorful colonial history captured in the film Out of Africa, head to Nairobi. This bustling capital is the gateway to one of the world’s most evocative and exciting travel destinations

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