Overview - Tanzania

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Capital:Dar es Salaam, Dodoma (administrative capital)
Area:945,087 km²
Population:37,445,392 (2006 estimate)
Language(s):Kiswahili (official), Kiunguju, English (official), Arabic, local languages.
Religion(s):Christian - 30%, Muslim - 35%, indigenous beliefs -35%. Zanzibar: Muslim - 99%.
Ethnic Group(s):African (Bantu - 95%, 130 tribes) - 99%, others - 1% (Asian, European, and Arab). Zanzibar: Arab, native African, mixed Arab and African.