Tanzania

Average temperature, rainfall and snowfall information is available for the following climate stations in Tanzania

Official name:United Republic of Tanzania
Capital:Dar es Salaam; note - legislative offices have been transferred to Dodoma, which is planned as the new national capital; the National Assembly now meets there on regular basis
Area:total: 945,087 sq km
note: includes the islands of Mafia, Pemba, and Zanzibar
water: 59,050 sq km
land: 886,037 sq km
Climate:varies from tropical along coast to temperate in highlands
Location:Eastern Africa, bordering the Indian Ocean, between Kenya and Mozambique
Geographic coordinates:6 00 S, 35 00 E
Comparative Area:slightly larger than twice the size of California
Land boundaries:total: 3,861 km
border countries: Burundi 451 km, Democratic Republic of the Congo 459 km, Kenya 769 km, Malawi 475 km, Mozambique 756 km, Rwanda 217 km, Uganda 396 km, Zambia 338 km
Coastline:1,424 km
Terrain:plains along coast; central plateau; highlands in north, south
Elevation extremes:lowest point: Indian Ocean 0 m
highest point: Kilimanjaro 5,895 m

Map of Tanzania

Map of Tanzania

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