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United Republic of Tanzania

  • President:John Pombe Joseph Magufuli
  • Prime Minister:Kassim Majaliwa Majaliwa
  • Capital city:Dodoma
  • 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 note: Kiswahili (Swahili) is the mother tongue of the Bantu people living in Zanzibar and nearby coastal Tanzania; although Kiswahili is Bantu in structure and origin, its vocabulary draws on a variety of sources including Arabic and English; it has become the lingua franca of central and eastern Africa; the first language of most people is one of the local languages
  • Government
  • National statistics office
  • Population:56,318,348 (2018)
  • Area:885,800
  • GDP, bln. current US$:58
  • Health expenditure, % of GDP:3.6 (2017)
  • GDP per capita, current US$:1,051
  • Health Expenditure / capita, US$:34 (2017)
  • Life expectancy:65.0 (2018)
  • Under 5 deaths / 1000 live births:53 (2018)
  • OoP health expenditure, %THE:24.1 (2017)

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