Type of government: republic.

Mount Kilimanjaro is located within the boundaries of Mount Kilimanjaro National Park. The National Park, 756 square kilometers is size, was originally established as a game reserve in the early 1900's. In 1921, the government of Tanganyika renamed the game reserve to a forest and game reserve. In 1957, the Tanganyika National Parks Authority with support from many local and international conservation organizations and interest groups formally proposed the establishment of a national park at encompassed Mount Kilimanjaro. The area above 2700-meter contour was established as Kilimanjaro National Park and was officially opened for tourism in 1977. In 1989, the World Heritage Convention declared the Park a World Heritage site.

Major Imports

Raw Materials, Machinery and Parts, Bulk Wheat, Cotton Pieces and Fabrics, Fertilisers, Papers and Paper Bags, Bulk Coal, Motor Vehicles and Industrial Chemicals.

Major Exports

Cement, Copper Concentrate, Sisal (Bales, Ropes and Twine), Coffee, Beans and Peas

Islam and Christianity are the biggest  Religions.

The GDP per capita is $1,700.

Tanzania Official languages Swahili and English

Why should you go Tanzania? Tanzania prides huge numbers of wildlife spread all over the country and each of these wildlife display their own characteristics particular to the ecosystem. With Tanzania's national park and game reserves located so remotely such as Selous and Mahale Mountains, AfricanMecca guests have the opportunity to view one of Africa's few resources preserved by nature and almost untouched by mankind. Tanzania's rich biodiversity can be done by taking a count of the following: 3000 lions in the Selous, regular sightings of African Hunting dogs in Ruaha extinct in most parts of Africa, Chimpanzees in Mahale and Gombe in their natural habitat, circumambulation of a million wildebeests in the Serengeti and the list goes on.

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