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Surface: 945 087 km²
Capital: Dodoma
Population: 43.188 million inhabitants (2010)

Travel advice
Current status: exercise vigilance.
More information about this advice, visit National Government .

Best time
July, August and September are the best months to travel to Tanzania. You avoid the highest temperatures and the rainy season.
January, February, March and December are the best months to spot wildlife in Tanzania. In these months, the great migration underway.

Swahili is the official language in Tanzania. In addition, there are English, French, Portuguese and various Indian languages.

Travel documents
You must have a passport valid for at least 6 months upon arrival in Tanzania.
A visa is required. You can apply online or in person at the Consulate of Tanzania in Nieuwerkerk a / d IJssel.

Embassies and consulates
Below is a list of relevant diplomatic representations with eg address and contact information.
Dutch embassy in Tanzania: tanzania.nlambassade.org .
Dutch consulate in Tanzania: tanzania.nlambassade.org .
Embassy of Tanzania in Netherlands: rijksoverheid.nl .
Consulate of Tanzania in Netherlands: tanzania.nl .

Immunization (vaccination)
For a visit to Tanzania, it is advisable to one or more vaccinations to get.

In Tanzania there is malaria.

Money and Money
In Tanzania is paid by the Tanzanian shilling (TZS).

Traffic and route
In Tanzania, you must drive on the left side of the road.

In Tanzania an  adapter is needed.

Tap water
It is not recommended to drink water from the tap.

News and newspapers
The latest news concerning Tanzania is available on Google news .
A summary of the newspapers from Tanzania available at Abyznewslinks .

Websites from Tanzania ends on .tz.
Official websites of Tanzania tanzania.go.tz and tanzaniatouristboard.com .

Photos and videos

On Flickr you can find a nice collection of pictures of Tanzania.
On Youtube you will find a nice collection of videos of Tanzania.

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An overview of all the holidays in Tanzania available at Beleven.org .

Protected areas and World Heritage
An overview of the protected areas (such as national parks, reserves and wildlife parks) in Tanzania can be found on Protected Planet .
An overview of the World Heritage Sites in Tanzania can be found on the World Heritage List of UNESCO.

Sources: Wikipedia, Wiki Voyage, Government, Embassy Countries, GGD, Google News, Abyznews, Yellow Pages, Flickr, Youtube, Beleven.org, Waarbenjijnu.nl, Protected Planet, World Heritage List.