ACP ENVIRONMENTAL OBSERVATORY
Status and Trends in the African, Caribbean, and Pacific Group of States

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Tanzania

Capital: Dodoma
World Bank Region: Sub-Saharan Africa
World Bank Income level: Low income
Key Statistics & Quick Links
Land area (km2): 885,800 (2007)
 
Population (people): 41,522,004 (2007)
 
Population density (people per km2 land area): 46.88 (2007)
 
Population growth (annual): 3.1% (2007)
 
Life expectancy at birth (years): 58 (2007)
 
Infant mortality rate (per 1000 live births): 52 (2007)
 
GDP per capita, PPP (current international $): $1,847.86 (2007)
 
GDP growth (annual): 8.5% (2007)
Key Statistics & Quick Links: Coastal and Marine
Total area of Exclusive Economic Zone 0-200 nautical miles (km2): 243,098 (2014)
 
Marine protected area (% of Exclusive Economic Zone): 2.76% (2014)

 
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Marine Protected Areas over 100km2
Name WDPA ID (Link to DOPA) WDPA ID (Link to BIOPAMA) Area (km2) IUCN Management Category
Forest Reserve Name Unknown (TZA) (Mangrove) No.11 301490 301490 105 Not Reported
Mafia Island 81037 81037 895 VI
Mangroves along Msimbazi 301603 301603 1193 Not Reported
Mangroves-Kilwa 301653 301653 416 Not Reported
Menai Bay 198282 198282 493 VI
Mnazi Bay-Ruvuma Estuary 220235 220235 550 VI
Pemba Channel Conservation Area 352710 352710 931 Not Reported
Rufiji-Mafia-Kilwa 902412 902412 5158 Not Reported
Saadani 7434 7434 1142 Not Reported
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Marine Ecoregions
Name % of country covered % of ecoregion protected in country % of ecoregion protected worldwide % of ecoregion within country % country contribution to protection worldwide
East African Coral Coast 2.04 25.79 17.38 53.03 78.69
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