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United Republic of Tanzania

United Republic of Tanzania United Republic of Tanzania

Population: 55.155.000 people
Region: Eastern Africa (Search on Google maps)
Capital: Dodoma
Country Code:

Money in United Republic of Tanzania

Currencie(s): Tanzanian shilling

Language in United Republic of Tanzania

Language(s): Swahili & English

Food & Drinks in United Republic of Tanzania

Experiencing the local culture is a huge part of travelling and trying traditional food is largely connected with that cultural experience. Visitors to the UK always want to eat fish and chips, Vietnamese pho is the big pull for travellers in Vietnam, and here in Belgium it’s all about fries. Supporting the local community is a really important aspect of travel. So please make sure you taste the national dish: Ugali

Religion in United Republic of Tanzania

United Republic of Tanzania is a religious country. According to the Gallup Poll in 2009 research, 89% of the population thinks religion is important in their daily life. More info about this study can be found here. The religous adherents are mainland - Christian 30%, Muslim 35%, indigenous beliefs 35%; Zanzibar - more than 99% Muslim

From beautiful cathedrals in Italy to majestic temples in India, the world is filled with holy places that are important to the religions of the world. Maybe you are not religious yourself, or maybe you are visiting places where people celebrate different religions. Learning to look without gawking, see without ogling can be the difference between being accepted as a visitor, and being resented as an intruder. That's why we've written an article about the impact of religion on your travel plans.

This article also mentions how tattoo's, some style of clothing and other religous simbols can be extremely taboo.

Sex & Relationships in United Republic of Tanzania

Same-sex marriage (also known as gay marriage) is not legalized in United Republic of Tanzania.

National Sports in United Republic of Tanzania

While travelling through United Republic of Tanzania you'll be experiencing a foreign culture, rather than looking in from the outside as a temporary visitor. You'll discover new places, come in contact with new religions, explore intriguing destinations and experience culinary delights. You'll be immersed in a totally new culture .. and one aspect we shouldn't forget about is sports!

A lot of countries and cultures have an obsession with sports, almost reaching religious proportions. In this case, Golf is United Republic of Tanzania their national sport.

Other practical tips for United Republic of Tanzania

Timezone: UTC+03:00
TIP: Think about the time difference before planning your trip. Imagine you’re finally in United Republic of Tanzania – but all you want to do is sleep! Travelling into a different time zone can be a real burden. The only way to truly adjust in 24 hours or less is to prepare before you go, so check out our tips that outline how to quickly adjust to a new time zone.

Driving: Right-hand traffic.

Remember: this country uses the metric system. Depending where you're from - distances, speed, and liquid quantities might be differend from the system you're used to. Find out how you should convert this unit system.

Power adapters and converters: 230 V (50 Hz), Plug D / G
When travelling to United Republic of Tanzania, electronic devices might be necessary to document the incredible sights or to stay in contact with friends and family members back home. Most electronics like Phones, laptop computers and hair tools do not come cheap, so it's incredibly important to make sure your device is compatible with this type of outlets - 230 V (50 Hz), Plug D / G. You can read our guide about travel adapters and converters to determine which types you need for your next trip!

Weather: Currently few clouds, with a temperature between 19 and 19°C (66.2 and 66.2°F)

List of cities in United Republic of Tanzania