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What is tanzania?

Discussion in 'Jukwaa la Siasa' started by Mtazamaji, Dec 27, 2010.

  1. Mtazamaji

    Mtazamaji JF-Expert Member

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    Wht comment do u have about these stastitics, analysis and information reagrding Tanzania Profile. Nimekutana nazo hapa Tanzania Information and Online Map - Map Town Ltd.

    Background: Shortly after independence, Tanganyika and Zanzibar merged to form the nation of Tanzania in 1964. One-party rule came to an end in 1995 with the first democratic elections held in the country since the 1970s.

    Location: Eastern Africa, bordering the Indian Ocean, between Kenya and Mozambique

    total: 945,087 sq km land: 886,037 sq km water: 59,050 sq km
    note: includes the islands of Mafia, Pemba, and Zanzibar

    Land boundaries:
    total: 3,402 km
    border countries: Burundi 451 km, Kenya 769 km, Malawi 475 km, Mozambique 756 km, Rwanda 217 km, Uganda 396 km, Zambia 338 km

    Coastline: 1,424 km
    Maritime claims:
    exclusive economic zone: 200 nm
    territorial sea: 12 nm

    Climate: varies from tropical along coast to temperate in highlands
    Terrain: plains along coast; central plateau; highlands in north, south

    Elevation extremes:
    lowest point: Indian Ocean 0 m
    highest point: Kilimanjaro 5,895 m

    Natural resources: hydropower, tin, phosphates, iron ore, coal, diamonds, gemstones, gold, natural gas, nickel

    Land use:
    arable land: 3%
    permanent crops: 1%
    permanent pastures: 40%
    forests and woodland: 38%
    other: 18% (1993 est.)

    Irrigated land: 1,500 sq km (1993 est.)

    Natural hazards: the tsetse fly; flooding on the central plateau during the rainy season; drought

    Environment - current issues: soil degradation; deforestation; desertification; destruction of coral reefs threatens marine habitats; recent droughts affected marginal agriculture

    Environment - international agreements:
    party to: Biodiversity, Climate Change, Desertification, Endangered Species, Hazardous Wastes, Law of the Sea, Nuclear Test Ban, Ozone Layer Protection
    signed, but not ratified: none of the selected agreements

    Geography - note: Kilimanjaro is highest point in Africa
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    Nilitaka kuzidondosha data na statistics zote hizo hiyo link uiypweka ndio nilikozitoa.Hiyo ndiyo Unaclassfied CIA fact book kuhusu tanzania ilivyo. Sasa sijui kwenye classfied wana taarifa gani kuhusu nchi yetu