Tanzania UNITED REPUBLIC OF TANZANIA

International Treaties
ARIPO
Berne Convention
Nice Agreement
Paris Convention
PCT
WIPO
WTO

Problems
Deforestation, drought, land degradation
Malaria
Mineral exploitation, poaching, pollution
Poor agricultural practices, electricity generation, sewage system

Currency
Tanzanian Shilling

Dialing Code
255

Internet Domain
.tz

Tanzania
EDUCATION & EMPLOYMENT

Education
Primary and adult Education, 73% Literacy rate

Employment Majority
Agriculture

INDUSTRY & TRADE

Main Exports
Gold, coffee, cashew nuts, manufactures, cotton

Main Imports
Consumer goods, machinery and transportation equipment, industrial raw materials, crude oil

Main Industries
Agricultural processing (sugar, beer, cigarettes, sisal twine), diamond, gold and iron mining, soda ash, oil refining, shoes, cement, apparel

CULTURE

Languages
English, Swahili

Population
23 million (2009 estimate)

Religion
Christian, Muslim

GEOGRAPHICS & CLIMATE

Capital
Dodoma

Climate
Tropical

Neighbouring Countries
Kenya, Uganda, Rwanda, Burundi, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Zambia, Malawi, Mozambique

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