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Where is Tanzania?

  1. Approximate Population of Tanzania: 58,005,463

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Dar Es Salaam is the capital of Tanzania

Dar Es Salaam has an approximate population of around 6,400,000 people and you can typically expect to pay around £0.86p for an equivalent pint of lager or beer.

Dar es Salaam in Tanzania is a famous school known for many reasons. Not only does it offer the finest education in Africa, but also the most diverse with numerous students from varying countries of origin and education. Students that choose to attend the school may be from anywhere in the world, and are usually treated as one of the family. The students are often excited at the prospect of learning in such a large and varied school, but there is also a certain pride in knowing that you are not the only one in your class who is also learning in an exotic environment. Many people that first decide to study abroad after high school and those that have studied in other African countries find that the diversity of subjects and courses makes studying in Tanzania all the more exciting.

Those that wish to become a teacher in Tanzania should know that they have many different options available. Some universities in the region allow for both full and part time schooling, and there are also private schools that cater to the needs of parents that are looking for a way to home school their child. There are many different subjects that can be taught at any level, so whether you are just a student that wants to learn a second language or wish to teach middle school and higher level classes, there is a school for you. The school students are generally from a different country than those that enroll in Dar es Salaam in Tanzania, but there is no language barrier, and most of the school students speak English.

There are also various sports programs that are available for students, such as swimming, basketball and volleyball. These activities enhance the academic experience while helping to build self-confidence and promote a sense of community. Schools in Dar es Salaam in Tanzania also have a focus on physical education, and the average class size is a smaller group, which makes for a more focused and dedicated learning environment.

What vaccinations do I need before travelling to Tanzania

Up to date information for vaccinations before you travel to Tanzania are available from the NHS Fit for Travel website.

Is it safe to travel to Tanzania

For up to date information around safety and security in Tanzania read the Foreign & Commonwealth Office latest information for Tanzania.

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Best time to visit Tanzania?

Peak season is July to October. The best time to visit Tanzania is from July to October when the country is at its driest. This coincides with the migration river crossings, however, all the parks offer amazing wildlife sightings at this time as the grasses and bush are at their least dense.

Festivals in Tanzania

There are a lot of festivals in Tanzania. Some of the most popular ones are multi-cultural. The country has religious holidays for Muslims, Christian denominations, and traditional African religions. Most of the official festivals are closed to the public, while others are private and held only on special occasions. However, there are several important, popular festivals in Tanzania that are open to tourists. These include the National Day and Children's Day. The national day emphasizes the importance of family life and the respect for children. On this day, gifts are given to children.

Easter is the largest Christian festival in Tanzania and is celebrated with two days off - Good Friday and Easter Sunday. The date of Easter changes every year, and can fall between March and April. Most people celebrate Easter by buying new clothes and preparing special meals. The two-day festival is one of the most important holidays in the country. Whether you celebrate with family or friends, this is an opportunity to experience the joy of this diverse culture.

Tanzania has numerous annual events. Many of these celebrations are religious or commemorate major events in Tanzania's history. Zanzibar hosts the annual International Film Festival in July, and the Stone Town Music and Dance Festival occurs on the third week of July. There are also religious festivals in the country. In addition to the festivals, you can also attend religious ceremonies and sports competitions. You'll find cultural shows at the festivals, and you'll have an unforgettable experience.

The national day is celebrated on December 9th. Originally a German colony, Tanzania gained independence in 1961 and was baptized Tanganyika. The name has been changed to distinguish it from the former German territory. During the first year of independence, the country became independent. Its capital, Arusha, was named after the island city of Arusha. In 1897, Tanzania was a British possession. It passed under an exclusive British mandate, but only recently did it gain its own sovereignty.

Festivals in Tanzania are held throughout the year. They bring together people of different cultures and ethnicities. Some festivals are religious, while others are for entertainment. Some are commemorative, while others are purely social. Regardless of their purpose, festivals in Tanzania provide an opportunity for people to celebrate together and share their culture with others. They can be cultural or ethnic, and they are open to all visitors. You may also be surprised by the sheer diversity of the country.

Tanzanians celebrate many different kinds of festivals throughout the year. The biggest national festival is Union Day, which commemorates the union of Zanzibar and Tanganyika on 26 April 1964. Cities all over the country bustle with patriotic vigor, while the music and cultural performances are a true delight. Moreover, the nation's most important event, the Zanzibar International Film Festival, is held on the island of Zanzibar in July.

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Tanzania Tourist Attractions

If you're looking to learn more about the past, consider visiting some of the Historical Sites in Tanzania. This country is home to over half of the world's mountain gorillas. In addition to its historical importance, Tanzania has a diverse landscape that is rich in wildlife, from apprehensive lions to curious leopards. These sites are great ways to learn about the past, and will leave you with a deeper appreciation of the country's diverse cultures.

The historical sites in Tanzania include the Pyramids of Giza and Angkor Wat, as well as the Great Wall of China and the Roman Colosseum. While working on these sites is time-consuming and expensive, they are a must-see. These sites are among the most important historical landmarks in the world. A visit to these sites will help you learn more about the fascinating past of this country. Besides learning about the country's cultural history, it will also allow you to learn about its rich history and culture.

The country is full of historical and archaeological sites, and is a great place for an African safari. Its ancient rock paintings, monuments, and monuments are all worth a visit. If you're interested in learning about the country's history, visit the official web sites of the United Republic of Tanzania and other historical sites throughout the country. A visit to the Olduvai Gorge is another must-see for any Tanzania itinerary.

Do I need a Visa?

British passport holders are required to obtain a Visa to enter Tanzania. Single entry Visas can be obtained on arrival at the main ports of entry (including International Airports)

See which forms you may need for entry into Tanzania.

What currency do i need for Tanzania?

The official currency of Tanzania is the Tanzanian Shillin (TZS). If you're looking to transfer or spend money in Tanzania you can grab amazing Tanzanian Shillin deals via Wise.com (GBP to TZS).

What wildlife live in Tanzania?

Zebras, elephants, wildebeests, buffaloes, hippos, giraffes, antelopes, dik-diks, gazelles, elands and kudus. Tanzania is also known for its predators, with Serengeti National Park one of the best places for spotting lions, cheetahs and leopards.

What is the traditional food of Tanzania?

Swahili food? Ugali is the meal that could be considered as Tanzania's national dish. It is a stiff dough prepared with cornmeal (maize meal), cassava flour, sorghum or millet. The dish is usually served with a sauce that contains either fish, meat, cooked vegetables or beans.

What Languages are spoken in Tanzania?

Tanzania is a multilingual country. There are many languages spoken in the country, but no one language is spoken natively by a majority or a large plurality of the population. The Bantu, Swahili language and English You can learn some basic Swahili before you travel to Tanzania and really impress the locals!

How much do you tip in Tanzania?

The currency in Tanzania is the Tanzanian Shillin (At restaurants in Tanzania, especially in major cities, it is customary to tip 5%, if a service charge is not included. Alternatively if you are satisfied with the service you can round the bill up to an even amount. Don't worry about tipping too much thought: locals tend to not tip at restaurants.).

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