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Tanzania Culture and People

With an estimated population of 29,646,753 million, TanzaniaCultureis a delightful mix of influences with over 120 tribes. Tanzania was formerly known as Tanganyika. and the name was given by the British civil servant in the early 1920s’. Being an earlier colony of British and Germany the architecture of Tanzania reflects the touch of Arab, German as well as British. There is also a long rich history of the slave trade and other goods that can be seen in the architectural remains and buildings.

Being one of the most culturally diverse countries in the world you will find many tribes such as tall graceful Maasai warriors, the ancient ways of the Hadza Bushmen, the resourceful agricultural practices of the Wameru, the artistic talents of the Makonde to the Chaga farmers and traders.

There are 120 languages spoken by Tanzanians in different regions. After independence, the government of Tanzania realized the diversified language can be a problem for the unity hence the govt. declared the Swahili language as the official national language of Tanzania and the same language is introduced in schools of Tanzania.

Composed by a South African composer – EnockSontonga “MunguIbarikiAfrika” (God Bless Africa), is the national anthem of Tanzania as well as Zimbabwe.   

Through Tanzania Safari Packages, you can visit all major cities and site and know more about Tanzania Culture And People.