Fun Facts About Tanzania – A Peace Paradise in the World!
Have you ever think of Tanzania holidays? Did you know- Present-day Tanzania – formerly known as Tanganyika before union with Zanzibar Islands-was colonized by German from 1886 to 1945, when it kept under the protectorate of United Kingdom by the United Nations from 1945 to 1961 became an independent nation within the Commonwealth. In the subsequent decades, Tanzania became a democratic society since 1992, making it one of Africa’s best democratic countries. Since the 1961s, it is home to some of the world’s most peaceful societies. No other place in the Third World has had a democratic system comparable to Tanzania.Contrary to most nations in the world, the African nation has not had coups d’ etat, guerrillas, warlords, military dictatorships, and Marxist revolutions. Until 1990’s, ironically, this democratic nation had been surrounded by foreign dictatorships and war-torn countries.
Did you know- Tanzania is home to some of Africa’s most famous persons: Julius Kambarage Nyerere (first president of Tanzania and the founder of the nation), Abeid Aman Karume (the first president of Zanzibar), Sir. George Clement Kahama (Former minister of trade).
Did you know- Tanzania is an Eastern African nation that borders Zambia, Kenya, Uganda, Rwanda, Burundi, Democratic Republic of Congo, Malawi and Mozambique. It is the fourth-largest country in Southern Africa. With more than 57 million people and a territory of 945,087 square kilometres, the country is one of the world’s most peaceful countries.
Did you know- Tanzania, is well-known for its notable national parks, game reserves, mountains and islands, has the best democratic system in all of Africa. Since then, no other country has done as much as Tanzania to preserve its democracy. Due to this, it is the only country that has not had a civil conflict on the African mainland.
Tanzania & the United States
Did you know- America’s leaders Bill Clinton, George Walker Bush and Barack Obama visited Tanzania in different times. Bill Clinton paid a visit to Arusha, Tanzania in August 28. Clinton and his daughter Chelsea came to Tanzania to witness former South Africa President Nelson Mandela and eight other African Presidents, the signing of a Burundi peace accord.
The former United Sates President George W. Bush visited Tanzania in February 2008. President Bush visit was to spotlight HIV/AIDS and malaria prevention. The president’s goodwill tour was focusing on the success stories of U.S. humanitarian aid in Africa.
And President Barack Obama paid a visit to Tanzania twice where in his first visit arrived in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania in July 2013 the last stop on his three-nation tour of Africa. Mr. Obama held talks with his Tanzanian counterpart Jakaya Kikwete, and extended his push to improve business ties with Africa’s booming economies. Obama’s second visit to Tanzania was in July 2018 when came as a tourist to explore the beauty of Serengeti National park.
Did you know- Tanzanite is the expensive precious stone discovered in Tanzania in July 1967, it is found only in Manyara region of Tanzania.
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