Estimate population 34,927,600 - Capital City Dar es Salaam
The United Republic of Tanzania incorporates mainland Tanganyika and the islands of Zanzibar and Pemba as well as half of Lake Victoria and Lake Tanganyika. Tanzania covers about 945,000 square kilometres (365,000 square miles). It is bordered by Kenya, Uganda, Rwanda, Burundi, Zaire, Zambia, Malawi, and Mozambique.
Sights of interest are Africa's highest mountain, Mount Kilimanjaro 5,895 metres (19,340 feet) in height and Lake Tanganyika which is said to be the world's second deepest lake. Tanzania's official language is Kiswahili, but English was their official language until 1967 and is still used extensively.