It became the capital in 1891, when the German colonial authorities transferred their seat of government from Bagamoyo, whose port was unsuitable for steamships.
Tanzania / the D. R. of the Congo / Burundi / Zambia. Worlds 2nd oldest lake. The majority of the lake is shared by Tanzania and the Democratic Republic of Congo
Tanzania / Uganda / Kenya. Largest lake in Africa
Kilimanjaro is a giant stratovolcano
One of the giants of volcanos at 19,335.6 ft (5,895m) Has not been active in modern times, but steam and sulphur are still emitted. At the top of Kibo's summit is a 1 1/2 mile (2.25 km) wide crater.
Malawi / Mozambique / Tanzania
4,700 km. Democratic Republic of the Congo / Central African Republic / Angola / Republic of the Congo / Tanzania / Cameroon / Zambia / Burundi / Rwanda. For a time known as the Zaire River) is the largest river in Western Central Africa. Its overall length of 4,700 km (2,922 miles) makes it the second longest in Africa (after the Nile).
6,650 km. Ethiopia / Eritrea / Sudan / Uganda / Tanzania / Kenya / Rwanda / Burundi / Egypt / Democratic Republic of the Congo
2,693 km. Zambia / Angola / Zimbabwe / Mozambique / Malawi / Tanzania / Namibia / Botswana
1889 - Mwana Wa Mwana Island
Moved to Dodoma, 1961 - 1996