The information below contains geography information for Tanzania, including climate, weather,
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Geography of Tanzania
Area: Mainland--945,000 sq. km. (378,000 sq. mi.); slightly smaller than New Mexico and Texas combined. Zanzibar--1,658 sq. km. (640 sq. mi.).
Cities: Capital--Dar es Salaam. Major metropolises--Arusha, Mwanza, Dodoma, Mbeya, Mtwara, Stonetown, Zanzibar.
Climate: Varies from tropical to arid to temperate.