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Tanzania

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Tanzania is a country in East Africa situated just south of the Equator within the African Great Lakes region. The territory is well endowed with significant cultural and natural heritages ranging from the Pliocene period about four million years ago to the present time. The ancient migration of Cushitic, Nilotic, and Bantu peoples, which displaced the native San population, resulted in a complex agglomeration of communities that still shapes Tanzania’s multiethnic population with a variety of traditions and customs, forming a rich cultural heritage. German rule began in the mainland during the late 19th century, followed by British rule after World War I. During this period, the mainland was known as Tanganyika and governed as a separate colonial jurisdiction from the Zanzibar Archipelago. The United Republic of Tanzania was formed as a sovereign state through the union of Tanganyika and Zanzibar after their respective independence.

Tanzania

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Arusha

Today, Arusha is a major international diplomatic hub. Indeed, it hosts the East African Community and it has been a crucial city in the history of modern Tanzania.

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Arusha
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Dar es Salaam

Despite Dodoma having replaced Dar es Salaam as the official capital of Tanzania in 1974, the latter had remained the seat of most government administrations, as well as the largest city and port in the country.

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Dar es Salaam
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Zanzibar

Zanzibar is a semi-autonomous region of Tanzania, consisting of many islets and two large islands: Unguja and Pemba Island. Zanzibar City, located on the island of Unguja, is the capital of the archipelago and its historic center, known as Stone...

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Zanzibar
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