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Last update : 19 February 2019


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Capital : Dodoma
Language :  Swahili, English
Currency :  Tanzanian shilling
Population : 55 155 000
Area : 945 087 km2

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Tanzania facts

1. Independence from Great Britain was obtained on April 26, 1964.
2. The population density is 44 people / km².
3. The country is three times bigger than Poland.
4. The main religion is Catholicism – 26%.
5. The longest river is Rufiji.
6. Full name of the country – United Republic of Tanzania.
7. Political system – federal republic.
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9. The highest peak is Kilimanjaro 5,895 m above sea level.
10. Motto of the country – “Freedom and unity”.
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11. Kilimanjaro is the highest peak in Africa.

12. It is not unusual for women to breastfeed in public places and it is forbidden to wear dresses that show the knee.

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13. There are 162 tribes.

14. Some houses were made of mud and cow heaps.

15. This country is spoken in 120 languages.

16. Mpingo trees growing in Tanzania are the most expensive deciduous tree in the world.

17. Tanzania has the highest concentration of wild animals per square kilometer, there are more than 4 million (430 species and subspecies).

18. The world’s largest Coconut Crab lives there.

Autor: MR

19. In Tanzania you can not have longer hair than 36 cm.

Autor: Aneta

20. From Ol Doinyo Lengai volcano mined lava having “only” 500-600 degrees Celsius. It is twice less than in other volcanoes. This is due to the high calcium content that lowers the temperature.

Autor: Alicja

21. The minimum wage depends on the industry and ranges from 40,000 shillings to 400,000 shillings per month (data from 2013).

22. The amount of income tax in Tanzania is 30%.

Autor: Daria

23. Two Tanzans accumulated more than a billion US dollars.

24. Richer of them is Mohammed Devia with assets worth over $1.2 billion.

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25. In Tanzania, an average adult consumes about 7.7 liters of pure alcohol a year.

26. The most beer is beer – 11%, then spirit – 1.8%, wine – 0.2%, and other alcoholic beverages – 87%.

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27. In this country, compulsory education lasts 7 years.

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28. The beginning of education begins at the age of 7.

29. The average IQ level is 72.

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30. In this country there are 19.7% of people above 15 years of age who can not read or write (approximately 10 533 590 people).

Autor: Reebeka

31. The national animal is a giraffe.

Autor: Kos

32. The national tree is a black African tree.

Autor: Alma

33. Built-up speed allowed is 70 km / h.

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34. In addition to built-up areas, the permitted speed on the normal road ranges from 80 to 100 km / h, and on highways 110 km / h.

35. The permissible blood alcohol content of a person driving a car is 0.8 per mille.

36. In 2013, 3,885 people lost their lives as a result of traffic accidents.

37. In this country there is left-hand traffic.

38. In this country, more than 1 510 000 motor vehicles are registered (28 vehicles per 1 000 inhabitants).

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39. 35% of the population suffer from malnourishment (around 18,710,000 people).

40. 76% of the population live on less than 3 $a day.

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41. In this country there are over 86 472 km of paved roads (0.13% of all roads in the world).

42. In this country there are 166 airports, 10 of the paved surface.

43. In this country there are over 3,689 km of railway tracks.

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44. In this country over 7 590 000 (2015) 23 000 000 (2018) people have access to internet (about 42% of the population).

45. Around 2,700,000 (2015) 6 100 000 (2018) accounts on Facebook.

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46. The national top-level domain is .tz . There are over 9 480 websites with such an extension.

47. The most popular pages with the extension .tz are: google.co.tz, mwananchi.co.tz and necta.go.tz.

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48. The country has over $4,758,000,000 in foreign exchange reserves (0.04% of foreign currency reserves of all countries in the world).

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49. In this country an adult person smokes an average of 11 cigarettes a month.

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50. Gross Domestic Product (GDP) …
      – in 2015 the year is $40 244 000 000 ,
      – 2018 is $52,090,000,000 .

Autor: Komornik

51. Internal debt at the beginning …
      – 2015 year was 39.9% GDP, or around: $16 057 356 000 ,
      – 2018 of the year was 37.4% GDP, or around: $19,481,660,000 . To pay it off, each citizen would have to give around $364.

52. Foreign debt at the beginning …
      – 2015 of the year was around: $14 120,000,000 ,
      – 2018 of the year is around: $19,942,000,000 .

Autor: Komornik

53. The lowest temperature: -5.5 °C was measured in Mbeya.

54. The highest temperature: 39.4 °C was measured in Kisauni.

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55. The most deadly disease in this country is HIV / AIDS.

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56. The average life expectancy in this country is 55.4 years (women – 56.2 years and men – 54.6 years).

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57. In this country, men and women can get married at the age of 18.

Autor: Nadia

58. In this country, women having their first child on average 19.5 years old.

59. 10 women give birth to 49 children on average

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60. The average age people living in this country is 17.5 years old.

Autor: Sara19

61. In this country there are around:
24 456 000 people (44.34%) in the age range 0-14 years.
29 061 000 people (52.69%) in the age range 15-64 years.
1 638 100 people (2.97%) over 65 years old.

62. In this country, about 2,007,000 children are born each year (3.6% of the population), and about 441 000 people die (0.8% of the population).

Autor: Sara19

63. In this country, a person who is 7 years old is subject to criminal liability.

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64. In Tanzania, there are 373,000 km2 of agricultural land (42% of the country).

65. 14 people out of 1000 possess firearms.

66. Mbeya is the highest city in the country.

67. In this country, women have the right to vote since 1959.

68. In this country, the formalities associated with setting up a business last 30 days.

69. The country joined the UN on December 14, 1961.

70. The work week is 45 hours.

Autor: Statyk

71. 35% of the country’s population lives in urban areas.

72. 344326 km2 of the country is covered by forests (38.9%)

73. The last death penalty was carried out in 1994.

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74. Tanzania ranks 97th in the ranking of the best armies in the world.

75. There are over 30,000 professional soldiers and 80,000 reservists (2018).

76. Number of equipment:
2018 year – 30 tanks, 150 armored vehicles, 31 jet aircraft and 3 helicopters.

77. The army in 2018 was assigned over 220,000,000 dollars.

78. The naval fleet consists of over 19 ships (2018).

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79. In this country, the amount of income tax for individuals is 30%, and for companies 30% (2018).

80. The tax on goods and services is 18% (2018).

81. The level of inflation in 2018 is 3.3%.

Autor: Fan%

82. In 2018, the average monthly salary in this country is 353,590 TSh.

Autor: Daria

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What is the highest peak in Tanzania?
Kilimanjaro is the highest mountain in Tanzania (5895 m above sea level).

answer: Marta

What is the largest river in Tanzania?
The largest river in Tanzania is Rufiji.

answer: Marta

What is the largest lake in Tanzania?
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What is the national dish?
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What Tanzania has national colors?
National colors: green, yellow, blue and black.

answer: Marta

What is national alcohol?
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What is the national animal?
The national animal is a giraffe.

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What is the national sport?
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Which countries borders Tanzania?
Tanzania borders with such countries as: Burundi 451 km, Democratic Republic of the Congo 459 km, Kenya 769 km, Malawi 475 km, Mozambique 756 km, Rwanda 217 km, Uganda 396 km, Zambia 338 km.

answer: Marta

What is the average age of people living in this country?
The average age of people living in this country is 17.5 years.

answer: Marta

What is the minimum wage?
The minimum wage depends on the industry and ranges from 40,000 shillings to 400,000 shillings per month (data from 2013).

answer: Marta

What is the population density in Tanzania?
The population density is 62 people per km2.

answer: Marta

What is the motto of this country?
Motto of the country – “Freedom and unity”.

answer: Marta

What is the highest temperature recorded in this country?
The highest temperature: 39.4 ° C was measured in Kisauni.

answer: Marta

What is the lowest temperature recorded in this country?
The lowest temperature: -5.5 ° C was measured in Mbeya.

answer: Marta

With how many years can you legally buy alcohol?
In this country, alcohol can be bought at the age of 18.

answer: Marta