What does tanzania mean?

Definitions for tanzaniaˌtæn zəˈni ə

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word tanzania.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. Tanzania, United Republic of Tanzania(noun)

    a republic in eastern Africa


  1. Tanzania(ProperNoun)

    Country in Eastern Africa. Official name: United Republic of Tanzania.

  2. Origin: Blend of Tanganyika and Zanzibar + -ia, combining the names of the former countries that merged to form Tanzania in 1964.


  1. Tanzania

    Tanzania, officially the United Republic of Tanzania, is a country in East Africa. It is bordered by Kenya and Uganda to the north; Rwanda, Burundi, and the Democratic Republic of the Congo to the west; and Zambia, Malawi, and Mozambique to the south. The country's eastern border is formed by the Indian Ocean. Kilimanjaro, Africa's highest mountain, is in Tanzania. The country is divided into 30 administrative regions: five on the semi-autonomous islands of Zanzibar and 25 on the mainland in the former Tanganyika. The head of state is President Jakaya Mrisho Kikwete, elected in 2005. Since 1996, the official capital of Tanzania has been Dodoma, where the country's parliament and some government offices are located. Between independence and 1996, the main coastal city of Dar es Salaam served as the country's political capital. Today, it remains Tanzania's principal commercial city and is the main location of most government institutions. It is the major seaport for the country. The name "Tanzania" derives from the names of the two states, Tanganyika and Zanzibar, that united in 1964 to form the United Republic of Tanganyika and Zanzibar, which later the same year was renamed the United Republic of Tanzania. The Articles of Union are the main foundation of Tanzania.

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Tanzania

    A republic in eastern Africa, south of UGANDA and north of MOZAMBIQUE. Its capital is Dar es Salaam. It was formed in 1964 by a merger of the countries of TANGANYIKA and ZANZIBAR.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of tanzania in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of tanzania in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Honest Ngowi:

    The kind of growth we have seen in Tanzania has not been reducing poverty.

  2. Hamisi Shomary:

    Tanzania has natural gas, minerals and so many other resources yet we don't see any benefit.

  3. Dan Friedkin:

    This tragic event again highlights the appalling risk and cost of protecting Tanzania's wildlife.

  4. Cem Karakas:

    In East Africa - Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania - we are planning to enter with a new investment soon.

  5. Edward Lowassa:

    It is a shame for Tanzania to still be poor after 54 years of independence, we must stop being a nation of beggars.

Images & Illustrations of tanzania

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