Country information

  • Landlocked/Coastal: Coastal
  • Country area: 947,300 km²
  • Pop: 42,746,620
  • Religions: Christian, Muslim (Zanzibar 99% Muslim)
  • GDP/ World Rank Dollars: $62.22 billion (2010) (84)
  • HDI/ World Rank Index: 0.398 (148)
  • Main Languages: Swahili, English, Arabic
  • Largest three cities: Dar es Salaam, Mwanza, Zanzibar (urban/west)
  • Capital: Dar es Salaam
  • Type of government: Unitary presidential republic/ multi-party democracy
  • Economic Structure: Exports: $2.744 billion (2009) - gold, coffee, cashew nuts, manufactures, cotton Imports: $5.545 billion (2009) - consumer goods, machinery and transport equipment, raw materials, crude oil
  • Name of president, PM, Ruler: President Jakaya Mrisho Kikwete
  • Date of next election: Held in Oct-10
  • HIV/AIDS prevalence: 5.6% (2009 est)
  • Literacy rates: 69.40%
  • Corruption perceptions index 2010: 2.7
  • 2011 Doing Business Rank: 128
  • Life expectancy: 52.85
  • Percentage below poverty line: 35% (2010 est)

This page will be updated as the project progresses and we learn more about the social and environmental enterprise sectors in Tanzania.

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