Location: Eastern Africa, bordering the Indian Ocean, between Kenya and Mozambique
Capital City: Dodoma
Government: Presidential Republic
Population: 51,045,882 (July 2015 est.)
Ethnic Groups: Mainland - African 99% (of which 95% are Bantu consisting of more than 130 tribes), other 1% (consisting of Asian, European, and Arab); Zanzibar - Arab, African, mixed Arab and African
Religion: Mainland - Christian 61.4%, Muslim 35.2%, folk religion 1.8%, other 0.2%, unaffiliated 1.4%; Zanzibar - is almost entirely Muslim (2010 est.)
Language: Kiswahili or Swahili (official), Kiunguja (name for Swahili in Zanzibar), English (official, primary language of commerce, administration, and higher education), Arabic (widely spoken in Zanzibar), many local languages
GDP Per Capita: $2,900 (2015 est.)
[The World Factbook]


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