Eastern Africa - Tanzania - Nationwide Newspapers

Regional Newspapers

Swahili (Kiswahili)
Dar es Salaam
Raia Mwema

Swahili (Kiswahili)
Gazati la Mzalendo

The Arusha Times

Dar es Salaam
Guardian IPP

Radios and Televisions

Swahili (Kiswahili)
East Africa Television
Star TV

Country Information

Location:  Eastern Africa, bordering the Indian Ocean, between Kenya and Mozambique
Geographic Coordinates:   6 00 S, 35 00 E
Area:   947,300 sq km (land: 885,800 sq km water: 61,500 sq km)
Climate:  Varies from tropical along coast to temperate in highlands
Languages:  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
Population:  48,261,942 (July 2013 est.)
Capital:  Dar es Salaam
Religion:  mainland - Christian 30%, Muslim 35%, indigenous beliefs 35%; Zanzibar - more than 99% Muslim
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
Independence:  26 April 1964

Source:  CIA Factbook