1. OVERVIEW

The Tanzania Government and politics takes place in a framework of unitary Presidential democratic republic, where by President of Tanzania is both head of state and head of government and of multi-party system. Executive power is exercised by the government. Legislative power is vested on both the Government and Parliament. The judiciary is independent of the executive and the legislature.

  • Population: 54,308,045 million (census 2016)
  • Capital: Dodoma
  •  President: John Pombe Magufuli
  •  Prime Minister: Kassim Majaliwa
  • Currency: Tanzania shillings (TZS), although widespread use of U.S dollars is accepted
  • Language: Swahili and English language
  • Government: Presidential system, Federal Republic, Constitution Republic
  •  Politics of Tanzania: Legal and Constitution changes led to the registration of political parties.

Tanzania is an East African country and one of the largest African Countries compared to Nigeria. Tanzania is a one of the unique destinations on the African continent that has yet to be discovered by many natural wonders. The country known for its vast of wilderness areas, and one of the premier tourist destinations. Tanzania has many attractions including; Serengeti National Park, Ngorongoro Crater, Mount Kilimanjaro (named the roof of Africa).

Tanzania is considered the most peaceful country on the African continent with a stable political system, Travelers of all ages from all over the world arrive with a surprise at how extraordinary is.

Geography

The Tanzania Government and politics takes place in a framework of unitary Presidential democratic republic, where by President of Tanzania is both head of state and head of government and of multi-party system. Executive power is exercised by the government. Legislative power is vested on both the Government and Parliament. The judiciary is independent of the executive and the legislature.

  • Population: 54,308,045 million (census 2016)
  • Capital: Dodoma
  •  President: John Pombe Magufuli
  •  Prime Minister: Kassim Majaliwa
  • Currency: Tanzania shillings (TZS), although widespread use of U.S dollars is accepted
  • Language: Swahili and English language
  • Government: Presidential system, Federal Republic, Constitution Republic
  •  Politics of Tanzania: Legal and Constitution changes led to the registration of political parties.

At 947,300 km2 Tanzania is the world’s 31st largest country compare to other African countries. It is slightly smaller than Egypt, Tanzania is surrounded by great natural vegetation.
• On the Northeast there is a Mount Kilimanjaro,
• On the north there is Lake Victoria, Africa’s largest lake.
• On the West there is Lake Tanganyika, the deepest lake in Africa, known for its unique species of fish.
• On the Southwest lies Lake Nyasa.
• Central Tanzania comprises a large plateau with plains and arable land.
• The Eastern shore is hot and humid with island of Zanzibar lying just offshore.

Tanzania contains many ecological natures given wildlife parks with amazing vegetation that around the environment including the famous Ngorongoro Crater Conservation Area, Serengeti National park, Lake Manyara national park, Tarangire National Park, Mikumi National Park.