Each country or continent is unique in its own way and has certain beauties, features and attractions. One of these countries is Tanzania, located in Africa on the world map, and has a certain flavor of an exotic and developing tourist attraction.
An East African country that attracts attention due to its picturesque nature, the highest mountain on the continent and a huge variety of flora and fauna. Tanzania is favorably located in southeast Africa and consists of two parts (island Zanzibar and Pemba and mainland – Tanganyika). It is a small country in Africa, Tanzania is smaller than Egypt, Ethiopia, South Africa, but at the same time larger than Nigeria, Kenya, Turkey, Mozambique.
The main rivers flow through the country:
And also along the border are lakes Victoria, Nyasa and Tanganyika. It is in the African continent, in Tanzania, that the highest point is located, it is also a dormant volcano – Mount Kilimanjaro, its height is 5891.5 m.
Tanzania has its own climatic features – the temperature and climate vary depending on the height above sea level, mostly warm tropical prevails, the temperature does not rise above 30 degrees, and the rainy season falls on March-May.
The capital of Tanzania is Dodoma, and was Dar es Salaam, with a population of 3 million.
Other major cities include:
On the map, Tanzania is located off the coast of the Indian Ocean, borders on Uganda, Kenya, Mozambique, and is also washed by the Tanganyika lakes, and from the north by Lake Victoria. Near the mainland are the islands – Zanzibar, Mafia, Pemba.
Tanzania in most of its territory is represented by a plateau and has the highest point of Mount Kilimanjaro, and the lowest point is the area where Lake Tanganyika flows, Malawi.
The country is washed by three lakes – Victoria, Tanganyika, Nyasa, and the eastern part is washed by the waters of the Indian Ocean. But there are also rivers that flow through Tanzania: Rufiji (600 km), Ruvuma (forms the border between Tanzania and Mozambique), Pangani (between Kenya and Tanzania).