Tanzania is an East African country known for its vast wilderness areas. They include the plains of Serengeti National Park, a safari mecca populated by the “big five” game (elephant, lion, leopard, buffalo, rhino), and Kilimanjaro National Park, home to Africa’s highest mountain. Offshore lie the tropical islands of Zanzibar, with Arabic influences, and Mafia, with a marine park home to whale sharks and coral reefs.

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Capital: Dodoma
Languages: Swahili, English
Currency: Tanzanian shilling (TZS)
Calling code:+255 (007 from Kenya and Uganda)
Time zone: UTC+3
Flight time: Direct flight from Hong Kong to Dar es Salaam about 16 hours 20 minutes