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Tanzania shares borders with Kenya, Uganda, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Rwanda, Burundi, Zambia, Malawi, Mozambique and the Indian Ocean. Tanzania also shares three great lakes-Victoria, Tanganyika, and Malawi

Agriculture is the centre/main component of the Tanzanian economy, farmers grow food for survival and for sale. Minerals, precious metals, fish, timber, and meat are also important products that are sold.

-Tanzania was named by a British civil servant in 1920, from the Swahili words tanga (sail) and nyika (bright arid plain).-Because of a unique combination of historic and cultural factors, Tanzanians shares strong feelings of national pride and togetherness.This sense of nationalism has kept the country at peace for over two decades.-The first president of Tanzania is Julius Nyerere (1922–1999).


The most important products sold are cotton, fish, shrimp, coffee, cashew nuts, cloves, tea, beans, precious stones, timber, sisal, sugar, pyrethrum, coconuts, and peanuts. Textiles, clothing, shoes, batteries, paper, and cement are products sold to neighboring countries.

The farms in Tanzania


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