The Republic of Tanzania is located in the African Great Lakes region of East Africa. It shares a border with Kenya, Uganda, Rwanda, Burundi, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Zambia, Malawi and Mozambique. Two of the world’s renowned tourism destinations are in Tanzania – the Serengeti national parks and Mount Kilimanjaro, Africa’s highest mountain.
President: John Magufuli
Population: 55 million
Religion: Christianity, Islam
Languages: English, Swahili
Tanzania has sustained relatively high economic growth over the last decade, averaging 6–7% a year. But while its poverty rate has declined, its absolute number of poor has not because of its high population growth rate.
The three principal objectives of the Vision 2025 are; achieving quality and a good life for all; good governance and the rule of law; and building a strong and resilient economy that can effectively withstand global competition