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Tanzania: Public Holidays

New Year – January 1
Zanzibar Revolutionary Day – January 12
Union Day – April 26
Workers Day – May 1
Industrial Day – July 7
Peasants Day – August 8
Independence Day – December 9
Christmas Day – December 25
Boxing Day – December 26

Religious Festivals:

Idd El Fitry
Idd El Haji
Maulid Day
Good Friday
Easter Monday.

Quick Facts about Tanzania
Capital Dodoma (moved from Dar es Salaam in 1973)
Government Republic
Currency Tanzanian shilling (TZS)
Area 945,087 km2
Population 37,187,939 (July 2002 est.)
Language Kiswahili or Swahili (official); English (official, commerce); Arabic(in Zanzibar), and many local languages.
Religion Mainland – Christian 30%, Muslim 35%, indigenous beliefs 35%; Zanzibar – 99% Muslim
Electricity 230V/50Hz (Indian or UK plug)
Calling Code +255 (007 from Kenya andUganda)
Internet TLD .tz
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