Where is Tanzia?
The United Republic of Tanzania is an East African country bordering the Indian Ocean. Its neighbours are Kenya and Uganda, to the north, Rwanda, Burundi and Democratic Republic of the Congo, to the west, and Zambia, Malawi and Mozambique to the south.
Is Tanzania poor?
With an annual GDP per capita of USD 532 (2011) and a Human Development Index rank among the lowest 20%, Tanzania is one of the poorest 15 nations in the world. More than two-thirds of the population live below the internationally recognized income poverty line of USD 1.25 per day and almost 90 pct.
What is the main religion in Tanzania?
There's no official statistic, but estimates claim 80% of the Tanzanian population are Muslim or Christian and 15% are animist - although this is just a rough figure. The Islam worshipped in Tanzania is primarily of the Sunni faith. Christianity is the religion that most Tanzanians follow.
In terms of per capita income, Tanzania is one of the world's poorest economies. The economy is primarily fueled by agriculture, which accounts for more than one-quarter of the country's gross domestic product.
Tanzania has been rated numerous times as the safest African country to visit. Especially for solo female travellers. Though no country is 100% safe, Tanzania is one of the safer African countries. Over overall the Tanzanians are incredibly friendly and will go out of their way to help you.
There are no direct flights from North America to Tanzania. Travellers have to either make two stops en route; or a single stop in Istanbul or Amsterdam.