Location is a particular place or position. There is relative and absolute.
Tanzania's relative location is South of the equator. It is also in both the Eastern and Southern Hemisphere. The continent Tanzania is located on is Africa.
The capital of Tanzania is Dodoma also to be know as Dar es Salaam, which is 6.16 degrees South and 35.75 degrees East.
Mount Kilimanjaro is Africa's highest peak.
Tanzania is dominated by a large plateau,one covered with grass lands,plains and rolling hills.
The 8 countries that border Tanzania include Kenya,Uganda,Rwanda,Burundi, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Zambia,Malawi,and Mozambique.
The two bodies of water that are found around or in Tanzania are the Indian Ocean and Lake Victoria.
The background of this is the Tanzania flag.
As the countries of Tanganyika and Zanzibar were united to form Tanzania in 1964,their national flags were melded to create the new national flag of Tanzania.
The Tanzania flag was adopted on June 30, 1964 and is used for the national flag, civil ensign, and state ensign.
What the colors represent: yellow- represents mineral wealth of Tanzania
Green stands for the natural vegetation and rich agricultural resources of Tanzania
Black symbolizes native people of Tanzania
Blue represents Tanzania's lakes and rivers, as well as the Indian Ocean.
Crops of Tanzania: coffee(which is shown in the first picture), Tea( second picture), cotton (third picture ), cashews, cloves, and pyrethrum.
The nation has a major concern in soil degradation as a result of recent drought.
The have another concern about the drop in water level at lake Victoria.
Jobs that can be found in Tanzania are mining, agricultural, and tourism. A picture of each one will be listed below
The video above shows how each thing a human does effects the environment in different ways.
Tanzania has no endangered species but they do have 5 unique mammals one being a squirrel and the rest which are listed down below!
Tanzania has an education system that is based on what they call a 7-4-2-3 system.
They start off with 7 years of primary school which leads to 4 years of secondary school.
After secondary school you have 2 years of ordinary school with level exams in 9 subjects
Followed by ordinary school is 3 years of advanced level (A) with exams in 9 subjects including general studies.
Tanzania celebrates many things but I chose the ones I thought were most important.
They include Eid El Haj which is celebrated on September 1st and is know as a sacrifice feast. ( shown in bottom left picture)
December 1st they celebrate Maulid day( shown in bottom right) and on December 25th they celebrate Christmas just like us here in the United States( shown in top right picture down below).
On December 26th they celebrate what they call Boxing Day.( shown in picture on top left)
Lend a helping hand
Get more out of your vacation then just beautiful scenery you can help the less fortunate in many ways.
Building, farming, medical all while enjoying the beautiful landscape
Enjoy hiking the highest mountain in Africa Mountain Kilimanjaro
You can also visit one of the many national parks they have to offer just like the Pemba island