Geography of Tanzania Quiz

Can you answer these random questions about the geography of Tanzania?
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Last updated: January 2, 2021
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What was the capital of Tanzania until 1974?
Dar es Salaam
What city replaced the above in that year?
Dodoma
What is the largest lake in Africa that borders Tanzania, Kenya and Uganda?
Lake Victoria
What is the most populous country Tanzania borders?
D.R. Congo
What lake, the second largest by volume in the world, lies between
Tanzania and the above?
Lake Tanganyika
What is the smallest country Tanzania borders?
Rwanda
What is the highest mountain in both Tanzania and in Africa?
Mount Kilimanjaro
To what city do many hikers fly into to climb the above?
Arusha
What word in the language below for "freedom" is the name of the peak of that mountain?
Uhuru
What language is considered the lingua franca of Tanzania?
Swahili
What phrase in that language means "no worries" (made famous by a Disney movie)?
Hakuna Matata
What island used to briefly be an independent country between 1856–1964?
Zanzibar
What is the name of the old part of the main city of the above?
Stone Town
What was historically the main language of that island?
Arabic
What national park in northern Tanzania is a popular safari destination for tourists?
Serengeti
What term refers to a grassy ecosystem such as the above?
Savanna
What animal is known for its migration in that national park?
Wildebeest
What European colony was Tanzania part of between 1885-1918?
German East Africa
The life of what tribe in Tanzania and Kenya centers around cattle herding?
Maasai
What country does the Ruvuma River make most of Tanzania's border with?
Mozambique
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