Meaning of Tanzania

Tan•za•ni•a

Pronunciation: (tan"zu-nē'u Swahili. tän-zä-nē'ä), [key]
— n.
  1. a republic in E Africa formed in 1964 by the merger of the republic of Tanganyika and the former island sultanate of Zanzibar (including Pemba and adjacent small islands). 24,800,000; 364,881 sq. mi. (945,037 sq. km).Cap.: Dodoma. Official name,
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