Tanzania

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PROFILE
  • Area: 947,300 sq. km (365,754 sq. mi.)
  • Population: 52,482,726 (2016 est.)
  • Population growth rate: 2.77% (2016 est.)
  • Life expectancy: 62.2 years (2016)
  • Languages: Kiswahili or Swahili (official), Kiunguja, English (official, primary language of commerce, administration, and higher education), Arabic, many local languages
  • Religions: Christian 61.4%, Muslim 35.2%, folk religion 1.8%, other 0.2%, unaffiliated 1.4%
  • Formal name: United Republic of Tanzania
  • Alternate names: Jamhuri ya Muungano wa Tanzania, Tansania, Tanzanie, United Republic of Tanganyika and Zanzibar, United Republic of Tanzania
  • Government type: presidential republic
  • Leaders: chief of state and head of government: President John MAGUFULI
  • Capital: Dodoma; note: executive branch offices are in Dar es Salaam
  • Administrative divisions: 30 regions
  • GDP per capita (PPP): $2,900 (2015 est.)
  • Exports: gold, coffee, cashew nuts, manufactures, cotton
  • Imports: consumer goods, machinery and transportation equipment, industrial raw materials, crude oil
  • Currency: Tanzanian shilling (TZS)
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