Tanzania An interesting country

Tanzania is a country in the African continent. It is located in the south-western region of Africa. Tanzania is a country in Eastern Africa within the African Great Lakes region. Parts of the country are in Southern Africa. It is bordered by Kenya and Uganda to the north; Rwanda, Burundi, and the Democratic Republic of the Congo to the west; Zambia, Malawi, and Mozambique to the south; and by the Indian Ocean to the east. Mount Kilimanjaro, Africa's highest mountain, is in northeastern Tanzania.

The climate is tropical and coastal areas are hot and humid, while the northwestern highlands are cool and temperate. There are two rainy seasons; the short rains are generally from October to December, while the long rains last from March to June. The central plateau tends to be dry and arid throughout the year.

Khanga – clothing for Africa. Bright, colourful, blowing in the wind. Traditional cotton cloths worn by African women and bought by many tourists visiting Africa, the “kanga” (the Swahili word for guinea fowl) is a garment worn mainly by women in Tanzania and east.

Religious leaders and sociologists estimate that Muslim and Christian communities are approximately equal in size, each accounting for 30 to 40 percent of the population, with the remainder consisting of practitioners of other world faiths, practitioners of indigenous religions, and people of no religion.

Regions in Tanzania's mainland also have their own unique foods. Some typical mainland Tanzanian foods include wali (rice), ugali (maize porridge), chapati (a kind of bread), nyama choma (grilled meat), mshikaki (marinated beef), samaki (fish), pilau, biriyani, and ndizi-nyama (plantains with meat).

On Thursday January 12, 2017, it is the Zanzibar Revolution Day.

On Friday April 07, 2017, it is the Karume Day in Tanzania.

On Friday April 14, 2017, it is Good Friday in Tanzania.

On Sunday April 16, 2017, it is Easter Sunday in Tanzania.

Tanzania has only 2 official languages. They are called Swahili and English. Swahili, also known as Kiswahili, is a Bantu language and the first language of the Swahili people. It is one of the most used languages in the south-eastern coast of Africa. It is one of the 2 official languages in Tanzania.

Tanzania's president is John Magufuli and the prime minister of Tanzania is Kassim Majaliwa. The government is a democracy. The politics of Tanzania takes place in a framework of a unitary presidential democratic republic, whereby the President of Tanzania is both head of state and head of government, and of a multi-party system. Executive power is exercised by the government. Legislative power is vested in both the government and parliament.

BONUS: Some of the disasters in Tanzania can include - the 2015 Tanzania flood, the 2013 Dar Es Salaam building collapse, the sinking of the MV Spice Islander I, 2011 Dar Es Salaam explosions, etc.

There have also been road and railway accidents in Tanzania, alongside a couple of floods, some of which I have mentioned earlier. This also includes 3 Maritime incidents in Tanzania

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Sources: wikipedia, google, google images, http://www.tanzania-experience.com

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