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Location: Eastern Africa, bordering the Indian Ocean, between Kenya and Mozambique
Population: 35,306,126 - Capital: Dar es Salaam
Ethnics Groups: Mainland - native African 99% (of which 95% are Bantu consisting of more than 130 tribes), other 1% (consisting of Asian, European, and Arab); Zanzibar - Arab, native African, mixed Arab and native African
Languages: Kiswahili or Swahili (official), Kiunguju (name for Swahili in Zanzibar), English (official, primary language of commerce, administration, and higher education), Arabic (widely spoken in Zanzibar), many local languages
Religions: Mainland - Christian 45%, Muslim 35%, indigenous beliefs 20%; Zanzibar - more than 99% Muslim

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Proverbs from Tanzania
We start as fools and become wise through experience.
The roaring lion kills no game.
Do not make the dress before the child is born.
Events follow one another like the days of the week.
Do not mend your neighbor's fence before seeing to your own.

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