Tanzania is part of Africa with main city at
Dodoma. It's usually 🌤️ 23.25 °C in Tanzania with a rainfall of 🌧 145.80 mm. Tipping is usually not expected in Tanzania. Internet speed in Tanzania is on average 2.2 Mbps. In Tanzania you drive on the left side. Its Least Developed country with a
population of 55M people. The main currency is Tanzanian Shilling. The languages
spoken are Swahili and English. Automatic teller machines are rare in Tanzania. Current travel safety advice is Do not travel. Get other useful information like socket plugs, SIM cards and emergency numbers.
👍 Least Developed 🌤️ ~23.25 °C 🌧 ~145.80 mm 👨👩👦👦 55M people
🛡️ Travel safety
Do not travel
You'll be subjected to enhanced screening for COVID-19 when entering or leaving Tanzania. If you're sick, expect further investigations and possible isolation. Restrictions on public gatherings are easing, but other health measures remain in place. Observe adherence to infection prevention and control measures, including hand hygiene, wearing a mask and keeping physical distance as appropriate. We continue to advise: Do not travel to Tanzania.
issued date: June 9, 2020
Tanzania uses 230V, 50Hz with sockets and plugs Type D and Type G.
The languages that are typically spoken are Swahili and English
💱 Currencies Used
Tanzania uses the Tanzanian shilling (symbol: Sh), code TZS.Banknotes come in denominations of 10000, 5000, 2000, 1000 and 500 shillings. Shilling is subdivided into 100 cents. Coins come in denominations of 500, 200, 100 and 50 shillings.
Automatic teller machines are rare in Tanzania. Your best bet is to look for them in large cities and community places.You do not need a chip & PIN card to use an ATM — your standard magnetic card will work fine.
Not expected, but can leave extra tip Tipping is usually not expected in Tanzania. However, if you are satisfied with the service provided you can show your appreciation by leaving a small ‘extra’ tip.
Internet speed in Tanzania is on average 2.2 Mbps. WiFi coverage in Tanzania is very low. It's quite hard to find one.
You can buy a SIM card for about 12,350.53 TZS, which includes 1 GB of data plan. You can choose from 5 telecoms: Airtel, Halotel, Tigo, Vodacom or Zantel. Tanzania uses GSM mobile networks GSM 900 and GSM 1800. If you don't want to buy SIM card in Tanzania upon arrival, make sure to check the roaming charges with your telecom provider before your departure so there are no surprises when you return home.
To call Tanzania, dial +, then 255 (the country code for Tanzania), then the area code (without the initial 0) and the local number. For local calls within Tanzania, start with the area code (with the initial 0). In the case above area code is 22 .
🛣️ Road rules
In Tanzania you drive on the left side. Most cars have manual transmission (stick). Unless otherwise posted, the speed limits for cars and motorcycles are as follows: 110 km/h (68 mph) on motorways, 110 km/h (68 mph) on expressways, 60 km/h (37 mph) in all built-up areas and 80-100 km/h (49-62 mph) on undivided highways.
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