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About Tanzania

Tanzania is situated south of Equator and covers 938,000 sq km with the estimated population of about 44 million people. The country is highly populated on the northern, eastern/coastal areas compared to the southern.

Climate: The climate is tropical and there are two rain seasons the longer being March through May and the short between October and November. The dry season starts from July through October with clear sky and sunshine the whole day. The weather is suitable for beach vacation. The coastal area is normally hot and humid.

Visa: Coming to Tanzania has been made easy for visitors. It is easy to obtain a Tanzanian visa and there are two ways to obtain: You can get a visa from a Tanzanian Embassy or High Commission from your country or during your arrival at the port of entry that is, airport or at the border port. The above procedure is applicable for North America and European citizens. For more details about Visas please contact the nearest Tanzanian Embassy or High Commission in your area.

Tanzania's International Airport: Tanzania has two international airports, one outside the commercial capital Dar es Salaam (airport code: DAR) and the other near Arusha (and Mount Kilimanjaro) and  Kilimanjaro International Airport (airport code: JRO). Charter flights and some international operators fly directly to Zanzibar Island (airport code: ZNZ)

Getting to Tanzania: If you're planning to visit Northern Tanzania, the best airport to arrive at is Kilimanjaro International Airport (KIA). KLM has daily flights from Amsterdam. Ethiopia and Kenya Airways / Precision Air also fly into KIA.

Attractions: The country has a lot to offer educationally, historically, leisure and adventures. These adventures are safaris (game drive in the National Parks), historical sites such as museums, landscapes, mountains, beaches, lakes, rivers and culture.

Currency: The National currency of Tanzania is "shilling" (Tshs). Exchange rates vary and are subject to change anytime. Credit cards such as Euro-card, American Express, Master Card, Access and Visa are accepted by most tourists' hotels, carving shops, bureau de change and banks. Also Traveler's Cheques in sterling pounds and US dollars are acceptable.

Time: The time zone is GMT + 3 and the electricity is 220 - 240 V AC, 50 Hz

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