In the heat of travels
Important cities: Dar es Salaam, Arusha, Dodoma, Kigoma, Mbeya, Moshi, Morogoro, Mwanza, Mtwara, Songea, Tabora, Tanga
Currency: Tanzanian shilling (TZS)
Area: 945,087 square km
Climate: Tanzania's weather varies from humid and hot in low lying areas, such as Dar es Salaam, to hot during the day and cool at night in Arusha. There are no discernible seasons, such as winter and summer -- only the dry and wet seasons. Tanzania has two rainy seasons: The short rains from late-October to late-December, a.k.a. the Mango Rains, and the long rains from March to May.
Language: Kiswahili or Swahili (official); English (official, commerce); Arabic (in Zanzibar), and many local languages.
Religion: Mainland - Christian 30%, Muslim 35%, indigenous beliefs 35%; Zanzibar - 99% Muslim
Electricity: 230V/50Hz (Indian or UK plug)
Country code: +255 (007 from Kenya and Uganda)
Internet TLD: .tz
Time Zone: UTC +3