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ID: 1000203
 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of Tanzania (nation)  Tanzania (nation)

Coordinates:
Lat: 06 00 00 S  degrees minutes   Lat: -6.0000  decimal degrees
Long: 035 00 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 35.0000  decimal degrees

Note: Area was inhabited by Caucasoid Cushites 1st millennium BCE; Bantu-speakers immigrated ca. 500 CE; coastal area ruled in turn by Arabs, Portuguese, Oman, and historic Zanzibar; Germans and British competed for area 19th century; united with Zanzibar island 1964; official languages are English and Swahili, though many local languages also are spoken.

Names:
Tanzania (preferred,C,V,English-P,U,N)  ............ used since 1964
Tanzania (Swahili-P,U,N)
United Republic of Tanzania (C,V,O,English,U,N)  ............ UN Official English short/formal name
Tanzania, United Republic of (C,V,English,U,N)
Jamhuri ya Muungano wa Tanzania (C,V,O,Swahili,U,N)
Tanzanie (C,O,French,U,N)
République-Unie de Tanzanie (C,O,French-P,U,N)
Tanzanie, République-Unie de (C,O,French,U,N)
República Unida de Tanzanía (C,O,Spanish-P,U,N)
Tansania (C,O)
Tanzanía (C,O)
Tanzânia (C,O)
Объединенная Республика Танзания (C,O,Russian-P,U)
坦桑尼亚联合共和国 (C,O,Chinese-P,U)
جُهور ةً ثنزاه اَ المخحدة (C,O,Arabic-P,U)
TZA (C,O,ISO3L)
TZ (C,O,ISO2L)
ISO834 (C,O,ISO3N)
TZ00 (C,O,FIPS)
Tanganyika (H,O)  ............ 1920-1964
German East Africa (H,O)  ............ 1891-1914
Tanzanian (C,O,English,U,A)

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Africa (continent)  ....  Africa (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Tanzania (nation)  ........  Tanzania (nation) (P)

Place Types:
nation (preferred, C)  ............  gained independence 1961; borders extended 1964
primary political unit (C)
independent sovereign nation (C)
republic (C)  ............  established 1962

Related geographic places:
capital is ....  Dar es Salaam .......... (inhabited place)
..................  (World, Africa, Tanzania, Dar es Salaam) [7001117]
..................  former capital
capital is ....  Dodoma .......... (inhabited place)
..................  (World, Africa, Tanzania, Dodoma region) [1094576]
..................  official capital
member of ....  Commonwealth of Nations .......... (association)
................  (World) [7005615]
................  joined association in 1961
member of ....  United Nations .......... (organization)
................  (World) [7029605]
................  joined organization in 1961

Sources and Contributors:
German East Africa..........  [VP]
...................................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984) 1186 ff.
ISO834..........  [VP]
.................  ISO Country Codes (1996) 21
Jamhuri ya Muungano wa Tanzania..........  [VP]
.....................................................  Britannica Book of the Year (1991) 711
.....................................................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 31 July 2013
República Unida de Tanzanía..........  [VP]
...............................................  UNGEGN List of Country Names (2007) accessed 30 July 2009
République-Unie de Tanzanie..........  [VP]
...............................................  UNGEGN List of Country Names (2007) accessed 30 July 2009
Tanganyika..........  [VP]
.......................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984) 1186 ff.
Tansania..........  [VP]
.................  Rand McNally Atlas (1994) 320
Tanzania..........  [VP Preferred]
.................  Britannica Book of the Year (1993) 727
.................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1990) 634-635
.................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) XI, 548 ff.
.................  Times Concise Atlas of the World (1995) I-97
.................  UNGEGN List of Country Names (2007) accessed 30 July 2009
.................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 31 July 2013
.................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984) 1186 ff.
Tanzânia..........  [VP]
.................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984) 1186-1187
Tanzanía..........  [VP]
.................  UN Terminology Bulletin 345 (1993) 88
Tanzanian..........  [VP]
....................  UN Terminology Bulletin 347 (1997) 39
Tanzania, United Republic of..........  [BHA, VP]
...............................................  ISO Handbook (1988) 772
Tanzanie..........  [VP]
.................  UN Terminology Bulletin 345 (1993) 84
Tanzanie, République-Unie de..........  [VP]
...............................................  ISO Handbook (1988) 784
TZ..........  [VP]
...........  ISO Country Codes (1996) 21
TZ00..........  [VP]
...........  NIMA, GNS ADM1 Codes (1999) 89
TZA..........  [VP]
...........  ISO Handbook (1988) 772
United Republic of Tanzania..........  [VP]
...............................................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
...............................................  UN Terminology Bulletin 345 (1993) 88
...............................................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984) 1186 ff.
Объединенная Республика Танзания..........  [VP]
.....................................................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 31 July 2013
坦桑尼亚联合共和国..........  [VP]
....................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 31 July 2013
جُهور ةً ثنزاه اَ المخحدة..........  [VP]
............................................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 31 July 2013
Subject: .....  [BHA, VP]
..................  Britannica Book of the Year (1991) 711
..................  Britannica Book of the Year (1993) 727
..................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1990) 634-635
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) XI, 548 ff.
..................  ISO Country Codes (1996) 21
..................  ISO Handbook (1988) 772; 784
..................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
..................  NIMA, GNS ADM1 Codes (1999) 89
..................  Rand McNally Atlas (1994) 320
..................  Times Concise Atlas of the World (1995) I-97
..................  UN Terminology Bulletin 345 (1993) 84; 88
..................  UN Terminology Bulletin 347 (1997) 39
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984) 1186 ff.; 1186-1187
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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