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Official NameThe United Republic of Tanzania
Country Meaning(Land of the Tanganyika and Zanzibar)
MottoFreedom and Unity (Official)
AnthemMungu ibariki Afrika (God Bless Africa)
Population59,441,988 (0.76% of the world)
LanguagesKiswahili or Swahili (official), Kiunguja (name for Swahili in Zanzibar), English (official, primary language of commerce, administration, and higher education), Arabic (widely spoken in Zanzibar), many local languages
Alpha Code »TZ / TZA
Internet Domain
Currency Symbol Tanzanian shilling (Sh TZS)
Central Bank »Bank of Tanzania
Calling Codes+255
Area Total Area: 945,087 km2 (364,900 sq mi)
Land: 885,800 km2 (342,000 sq mi)
Water: 61,500 km2 (23,700 sq mi)
RegionEastern Africa Sub-Saharan Africa
Lat/Long-6.3690280, 34.8888220
Timezone1 timezone(s)