Regions in Tanzania

Tanzania is divided into 31 regions (states). Here is a list of all the regions in Tanzania:

Regions in Tanzania

  1. Arusha
  2. Dar es Salaam
  3. Dodoma
  4. Geita
  5. Iringa
  6. Kagera
  7. Katavi
  8. Kigoma
  9. Kilimanjaro
  10. Lindi
  11. Manyara
  12. Mara
  13. Mbeya
  14. Morogoro
  15. Mtwara
  16. Mwanza
  17. Njombe
  18. Pemba North
  19. Pemba South
  20. Pwani
  21. Rukwa
  22. Ruvuma
  23. Shinyanga
  24. Simiyu
  25. Singida
  26. Tabora
  27. Tanga
  28. Zanzibar Central/South
  29. Zanzibar North
  30. Zanzibar Urban/West
  31. Songwe

Quick Facts

Category Quick Facts
Location Located in East Africa, bordered by Kenya to the north, the Indian Ocean to the east, Mozambique, Malawi, and Zambia to the south, and Burundi, Rwanda, Uganda, and the Democratic Republic of the Congo to the west.
Capital Dodoma (official), Dar es Salaam (largest city)
Official Languages Kiswahili (Swahili) and English
Population Approximately 61 million as of 2021 estimate
Area Approximately 947,300 square kilometers (365,700 square miles)
Geography Diverse landscapes including mountains, savannas, and a coastline along the Indian Ocean.
Independence From British and German colonial rule on December 9, 1961
Government Republic with a presidential system
Currency Tanzanian Shilling (TZS)
Notable Places Serengeti National Park, Mount Kilimanjaro, Zanzibar, Ngorongoro Conservation Area
Official Website [Official Government Portal of Tanzania](


What is the significance of the Serengeti National Park in Tanzania?

The Serengeti is known for the annual wildebeest migration, making it one of the most famous wildlife destinations in the world.

Can you climb Mount Kilimanjaro in Tanzania?

Yes, Mount Kilimanjaro is a popular destination for climbers and trekkers. It is the highest mountain in Africa.

What is unique about Zanzibar in Tanzania?

Zanzibar is an archipelago known for its rich cultural heritage, beautiful beaches, and historic Stone Town, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Tanzania map and flag
Tanzania map and flag

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