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   Tanzania  

 In 1964, shortly after gaining independence from the British, the countries of Tanganyika and Zanzibar merged to form the United Republic of Tanzania. The agricultural sector accounts for 50% of the GDP, with coffee being the largest export.  Tanzania is home to the famous Mt. Kilamonjaro, the highest point in Africa (5,895 meters), as well as to three of the largest lakes on the continent: Lake Victoria (the world's second-largest freshwater lake) in the north, Lake Tanganyika (the world's second deepest) in the west, and Lake Nyasa in the southwest.  Population is 37,187,939, with two official languages - English and  Swahili (Kiswahili).

 

 

 

 

 

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