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Welcome to the Google Maps of Tanzania (TZ) and the comprehensive location list for this country. World Route Planner, together with its detailed Tanzania page, turns Google Maps Sightseeing into a meaningful experience! Our extensive destination gazetteer, coupled with Driving Directions to Tanzania, allows you to explore Tanzania through detailed satellite imagery and street views—fast, free, and easier than ever before.

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Tanzania Google Maps


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Facts about Tanzania

Administrative divisions: 26 regions; Arusha , Dar es Salaam , Dodoma , Iringa , Kagera , Kigoma , Kilimanjaro , Lindi , Manyara , Mara , Mbeya , Morogoro , Mtwara , Mwanza , Pemba North , Pemba South , Pwani , Rukwa , Ruvuma , Shinyanga , Singida , Tabora , Tanga , Zanzibar Central/South , Zanzibar North , Zanzibar Urban/West
Area: total: 945 ,087 sq km land: 886 ,037 sq km water: 59 ,050 sq km note: includes the islands of Mafia , Pemba , and Zanzibar
Background: Shortly after achieving independence from Britain in the early 1960s , Tanganyika and Zanzibar merged to form the nation of Tanzania in 1964. One-party rule came to an end in 1995 with the first democratic elections held in the country since the 1970s. Zanzibar's semi-autonomous status and popular opposition have led to two contentious elections since 1995 , which the ruling party won despite international observers' claims of voting irregularities.
Flag description: divided diagonally by a yellow-edged black band from the lower hoist-side corner; the upper triangle (hoist side) is green and the lower triangle is blue
Capital: name: Dar es Salaam geographic coordinates: 6 48 S , 39 17 E time difference: UTC+3 (8 hours ahead of Washington , DC during Standard Time) note: legislative offices have been transferred to Dodoma , which is planned as the new national capital; the National Assembly now meets there on a regular basis
Climate: varies from tropical along coast to temperate in highlands
Currency code:
Ethnic groups: mainland - African 99% (of which 95% are Bantu consisting of more than 130 tribes) , other 1% (consisting of Asian , European , and Arab); Zanzibar - Arab , African , mixed Arab and African
Geographic coordinates: 6 00 S , 35 00 E
Geography note: Kilimanjaro is highest point in Africa; bordered by three of the largest lakes on the continent: Lake Victoria (the world's second-largest freshwater lake) in the north , Lake Tanganyika (the world's second deepest) in the west , and Lake Nyasa in the southwest
Government type: republic
Imports partners: China 11.9% , Kenya 7.9% , South Africa 7.6% , India 6.8% , UAE 5.8% (2007)
Internet country code: .tz
Land boundaries: 1 ,424 km
Neighbouring countries: total: 3 ,861 km border countries: 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
Languages: Kiswahili or Swahili (official) , Kiunguja (name for Swahili in Zanzibar) , English (official , primary language of commerce , administration , and higher education) , Arabic (widely spoken in Zanzibar) , many local languages note: Kiswahili (Swahili) is the mother tongue of the Bantu people living in Zanzibar and nearby coastal Tanzania; although Kiswahili is Bantu in structure and origin , its vocabulary draws on a variety of sources including Arabic and English; it has become the lingua franca of central and eastern Africa; the first language of most people is one of the local languages
Location: Eastern Africa , bordering the Indian Ocean , between Kenya and Mozambique
Map references: Africa
National holiday: Union Day (Tanganyika and Zanzibar) , 26 April (1964)
Nationality: noun: Tanzanian(s) adjective: Tanzanian
Natural hazards: flooding on the central plateau during the rainy season; drought
Population: 40 ,213 ,160 note: estimates for this country explicitly take into account the effects of excess mortality due to AIDS; this can result in lower life expectancy , higher infant mortality , higher death rates , lower population growth rates , and changes in the distribution of population by age and sex than would otherwise be expected (July 2008 est.)
Religions: mainland - Christian 30% , Muslim 35% , indigenous beliefs 35%; Zanzibar - more than 99% Muslim
Terrain: plains along coast; central plateau; highlands in north , south
Unemployment rate: NA%

Capital of United Republic of Tanzania

Dar es Salaam (click to view Dar es Salaam map)

Places in Tanzania

Browse the most comprehensive and up-to-date online directory of administrative regions and Street Views in Tanzania. Our listings are organized alphabetically, starting from level 1 regions and progressing through to level 2 and eventually level 3 regions, ensuring you can easily navigate and find specific areas of interest.

Arusha Region (140 Google Maps locations)
Dar es Salaam Region (45 Google Maps locations)
Dodoma Region (276 Google Maps locations)
Iringa Region (312 Google Maps locations)
Kagera Region (202 Google Maps locations)
Kigoma Region (210 Google Maps locations)
Kilimanjaro Region (108 Google Maps locations)
Lindi Region (324 Google Maps locations)
Manyara Region (180 Google Maps locations)
Mara Region (160 Google Maps locations)
Mbeya Region (307 Google Maps locations)
Morogoro Region (290 Google Maps locations)
Mtwara Region (267 Google Maps locations)
Mwanza Region (295 Google Maps locations)
Pemba North Region (324 Google Maps locations)
Pemba South Region (453 Google Maps locations)
Pwani Region (194 Google Maps locations)
Rukwa Region (312 Google Maps locations)
Ruvuma Region (265 Google Maps locations)
Shinyanga Region (239 Google Maps locations)
Singida Region (265 Google Maps locations)
Tabora Region (230 Google Maps locations)
Tanga Region (778 Google Maps locations)
Zanzibar Central/South Region (193 Google Maps locations)
Zanzibar North Region (187 Google Maps locations)
Zanzibar Urban/West Region (158 Google Maps locations)

Random cities in Tanzania

Dar es Salaam, the capital city of Tanzania.

Link to Tanzania Google Maps page

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