Tanzania is located in East Africa, and borders Kenya and Uganda to the north, Rwanda, Burundi and the Democratic Republic of the Congo to the west, and Zambia, Malawi and Mozambique to the south. To the east it faces the Indian Ocean.
The country’s landscape spans from the hot and humid shore of the east coast to the mountainous northeast, which is dominated by Africa’s highest peak, Mount Kilimanjaro. Tanzania borders with Lake Victoria in the North and Lake Tanganyika to the west. The centre of the country consists of a large plateau with plains and some arable land.
Tanzania’s natural environment and geographical features have made it to be among the best tourist destinations in East African region and the African continent at large.
More than a quarter of the country is covered by national parks,game reserves and conservation areas, full of vegetation that support varieties of wildlife that range from birds to animals including the big five. The country is also the home to the highest mountain in Africa; Mountain Kilimanjaro and the world’s second deepest lake; Lake Tanganyika.
A long the coastal belt and off -shore Islands of Zanzibar and Pemba, Tanzania offers magnificent natural white sandy beaches, beautiful aquarium, deep sea diving and fishing activities to tourists.
The mosaic habitats found in Tanzania portrays a unique niche of species composition thus flagging the country as one of the major mega-diversity destination of Africa.
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|Area (km2)||945,087 km²|