Country Facts

Capital city: Dar es Salaam, largest city (main seaport and International airport).
Area: 945087 square km
National day: 26 April (Union day)
Independence: 9 December 1961 (Tanganyika), 9 December 1963 (Zanzibar).
Population: million as of 2000
Language: Swahili, and English (both official)
Currency: Tanzanian shillings (Tsh)

TAC Rep:    Mr. Sylvester Matemu
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  • Ministry of Water and Irrigation, P O Box 9153 Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.
  • (+255) 22 245038/40-41
  • dwr-maji@iwayafrica.com, smatemu@hotmail.com