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Tanzania

Capital: Dodoma
World Bank Region: Sub-Saharan Africa
World Bank Income level: Low income
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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)

 
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Terrestrial Protected Areas over 100km2
Name WDPA ID (Link to DOPA) WDPA ID (Link to BIOPAMA) Area (km2) IUCN Management Category
Angai 351709 351709 1416 Not Reported
Arusha 925 925 316 II
Biharamulo 7432 7432 731 IV
Buhindi 301380 301380 227 Not Reported
Burigi 7519 7519 2941 IV
Burunge 555549299 555549299 863 Not Reported
Chenene East 301515 301515 227 Not Reported
Chimala Scarp 301651 301651 181 Not Reported
Chomme 303351 303351 140 IV
Chumwa Range 301650 301650 123 Not Reported
Enduimet 555549308 555549308 1377 Not Reported
Forest Reserve Name Unknown (TZA) (Mangrove) No.11 301490 301490 105 Not Reported
Geita 301385 301385 506 Not Reported
Goweko 301497 301497 416 Not Reported
Grumeti 31595 31595 409 Not Reported
Ibanda 7884 7884 414 IV
Idodi Pawaga 555549306 555549306 725 Not Reported
Igombe River 301438 301438 2592 Not Reported
Ikona 352222 352222 666 Not Reported
Ikorongo 32811 32811 603 Not Reported
Ipole 555549300 555549300 4875 Not Reported
Isalala 301649 301649 119 Not Reported
Itulu Hill 301530 301530 4054 Not Reported
Iwonde 301612 301612 124 Ib
Kahama dam 303332 303332 517 IV
Kalambo River 301623 301623 472 Not Reported
Karitu 301434 301434 281 Not Reported
Kasongeye 350005 350005 493 Not Reported
Katavi 921 921 4207 II
Kichi Hills 351707 351707 145 Not Reported
Kigosi 32810 32810 8267 IV
Kihundu Village 19739 19739 797 Not Reported
Kilimanjaro 922 922 1652 II
Kilimanjaro National Park 17761 17761 750 Not Assigned
Kilombero 352702 352702 1312 Not Reported
Kilombero Valley Floodplain 900852 900852 7956 Not Reported
Kimisi 354015 354015 604 Not Reported
Kipengere Range 301661 301661 351 Not Reported
Kisinga Lugaro 301601 301601 177 IV
Kitulo 350003 350003 426 Not Reported
Kizigo 7883 7883 5334 IV
Korogwe Fuel 301495 301495 103 Not Reported
Lake Manyara 924 924 643 II
Lake Natron Basin 900623 900623 2239 Not Reported
Limparamba 352709 352709 604 Not Reported
Lionja 301703 301703 265 Not Reported
Liwale 555549309 555549309 3536 Not Reported
Loasi river 350027 350027 353 Not Reported
Lohombero/Luwengu 303384 303384 400 Not Reported
Lukwati 301589 301589 2156 Not Reported
Lukwika-Lumesule 352700 352700 431 Not Reported
Lunda-Mkwabi 303339 303339 6875 Not Reported
Lungonya 301631 301631 1968 Not Reported
Mafia Island 81037 81037 895 VI
Mahale 7521 7521 1586 II
Maisome 301377 301377 124 Not Reported
Makame 555549301 555549301 4825 Not Reported
Makao 555549302 555549302 2526 Not Reported
Makere North 301429 301429 780 Not Reported
Malagarasi-Muyovozi Wetlands 220068 220068 36814 Not Reported
Malehi 301685 301685 395 Not Reported
Mamboto 303507 303507 392 Not Reported
Mangroves along Msimbazi 301603 301603 1193 Not Reported
Mangroves-Kilwa 301653 301653 416 Not Reported
Maswa 7437 7437 2878 IV
Matapwa 301693 301693 157 Not Reported
Mbagala 301719 301719 366 Not Reported
Mbaragandu 555549305 555549305 2951 Not Reported
Mbeya Range 301644 301644 148 Not Reported
Mbizi Lyambo Hills 301610 301610 234 Not Reported
Menai Bay 198282 198282 493 VI
Mikumi 919 919 3256 II
Minziro 350004 350004 309 Not Reported
Mkomazi 1402 1402 3317 IV
Mkulazi 301574 301574 657 Not Reported
Mkungunero 303330 303330 765 IV
Mnazi Bay-Ruvuma Estuary 220235 220235 550 VI
Morogoro Fuel 301554 301554 114 Not Reported
Mount Meru 7886 7886 284 IV
Moyowosi 7505 7505 11406 IV
Mpanda Line 301496 301496 4384 Not Reported
Mpanga/Kipengere Game Reserve 352703 352703 958 Not Reported
Mpembampazi 301523 301523 1343 Not Reported
Msanjesi 352701 352701 222 Not Reported
Mtarure 301647 301647 581 Not Reported
Mufindi Scarp 301638 301638 175 Ib
Mufindi Tea Estate Land 303544 303544 356 Not Reported
Muhezi 303338 303338 3771 Not Reported
Muhuwesi 301707 301707 1747 Not Reported
Muipa 301582 301582 1428 Not Reported
Mulele Hills 301551 301551 856 Not Reported
Mwalye 301413 301413 4075 Not Reported
Mwambesi 301722 301722 1015 Not Reported
Ngarambe Tapika 31765 31765 838 Not Reported
Ngarma North 301663 301663 351 Not Reported
Ngindo 301628 301628 188 Not Reported
Ngogwa Busangi 301412 301412 310 Not Reported
Ngorongoro 918 918 8250 VI
Ngorongoro Conservation Area 2010 2010 8272 Not Assigned
Nguru North 350015 350015 140 IV
Nguru South 303492 303492 196 Not Reported
Nindo 301416 301416 271 Not Reported
North East Undendeule 303389 303389 1587 Not Reported
North Makere 303349 303349 115 Not Reported
Northern Highlands 301394 301394 1033 Not Reported
Nou 301425 301425 303 Not Reported
Nyaganje 301613 301613 190 IV
Nyahua Mbuga 301498 301498 6675 Not Reported
Nyantakara 303343 303343 291 Not Reported
Nyera/Kiperere 301682 301682 1065 Not Reported
Nyonga 301543 301543 5801 Not Reported
Pagale 301537 301537 178 Not Reported
Pala Mountains 301588 301588 108 IV
Pemba Channel Conservation Area 352710 352710 931 Not Reported
Poroto Ridge 301660 301660 112 Not Reported
Rondo 301702 301702 146 Not Reported
Ruaha 917 917 20154 II
Ruamagazi 301402 301402 295 Not Reported
Ruande 301381 301381 154 Not Reported
Rubondo 923 923 480 II
Rubondo/Luwondo 301378 301378 202 Not Reported
Rufiji-Mafia-Kilwa 902412 902412 5158 Not Reported
Ruhoi River 301595 301595 794 Not Reported
Ruiga River 301379 301379 1199 Not Reported
Rukwa 301552 301552 3214 Not Reported
Rukwa 32800 32800 4117 VI
Rumanyika 7885 7885 388 IV
Rungo 301673 301673 223 Not Reported
Rungwa 7438 7438 13851 IV
Rungwe 301662 301662 155 Not Reported
Runzewe 303346 303346 280 Not Reported
Ruvu 303377 303377 326 Not Reported
Ruvu South 301568 301568 325 Not Reported
Saadani 7434 7434 1142 Not Reported
Sao Hill 301626 301626 508 Not Reported
Sasawara 301717 301717 418 Not Reported
Selous 1399 1399 47666 IV
Selous Game Reserve 5005 5005 47215 Not Assigned
Serengeti 916 916 13068 II
Serengeti National Park 2575 2575 13036 Not Assigned
Shume Magamba 301450 301450 135 IV
Songa 301485 301485 372 Not Reported
Swangaswanga 303334 303334 397 IV
Tarangire 920 920 2844 II
To be confirmed 301525 301525 1686 Not Reported
Tunduru 555549304 555549304 1350 Not Reported
Udzungwa Mountains 19297 19297 1907 II
Udzungwa Scarp 9043 9043 141 Ib
Ugala River 1401 1401 4692 IV
Ugalla North 301499 301499 2783 Not Reported
Ugalla River 301519 301519 3890 Not Reported
Ugunda 301516 301516 1542 Not Reported
Ukanga 301558 301558 1123 Not Reported
Ukune 301427 301427 111 Not Reported
Ukutu 555549303 555549303 1659 Not Reported
Ukwiva 301577 301577 356 IV
Uluguru 555556106 555556106 245 Not Reported
Uluguru South 301578 301578 175 IV
Ulyankulu 301451 301451 2447 Not Reported
Umba 7433 7433 937 Not Reported
Unyambiu North 301445 301445 291 Not Reported
Uruma 301494 301494 131 Not Reported
Usangu 303337 303337 4071 Not Reported
Ushetu Ubagwe 301430 301430 309 Not Reported
Uvinza 301493 301493 164 Not Reported
Uwanda 7502 7502 5236 IV
Uyovu 303344 303344 196 Not Reported
Uyui - Kigwa 301471 301471 1425 Not Reported
Uyumbu 555549307 555549307 1422 Not Reported
Uzigua 301527 301527 251 Not Reported
Wala River 301506 301506 1592 Not Reported
Wami mbiki 352228 352228 2345 Not Reported
West Kilombero Scarp 301596 301596 1911 Not Reported
Zaraninge 303358 303358 170 Not Reported
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Terrestrial Ecoregions
Name % of country covered % of ecoregion protected in country % of ecoregion protected worldwide % of ecoregion within country % country contribution to protection worldwide
Albertine Rift montane forests 0.2 33.65 11.94 1.86 5.25
Central Zambezian Miombo woodlands 29.17 38.29 22.25 23.3 40.08
East African halophytics 0.27 46.58 47.36 95.69 94.12
East African mangroves 0.54 42.54 22.65 31.55 59.26
East African montane forests 1.28 46.71 29.16 18.45 29.56
East African montane moorlands 0.14 87.97 72.54 39.13 47.46
Eastern Arc forests 2.44 19.0 18.55 97.31 99.66
Eastern Miombo woodlands 20.73 34.79 25.45 40.49 55.35
Itigi-Sumbu thicket 0.37 0.0 41.06 45.18 0.0
Lake 5.15 2.43 7.97 4.69 1.43
Northern Acacia-Commiphora bushlands and thickets 0.48 44.57 20.03 1.4 3.13
Northern Zanzibar-Inhambane coastal forest mosaic 5.58 30.67 20.63 46.85 69.65
Serengeti volcanic grasslands 1.91 56.78 56.78 100.0 100.0
Southern Acacia-Commiphora bushlands and thickets 22.44 26.28 25.59 93.1 95.61
Southern Rift montane forest-grassland mosaic 2.15 11.42 20.23 60.76 34.3
Southern Zanzibar-Inhambane coastal forest mosaic 2.12 7.31 14.15 13.62 7.03
Victoria Basin forest-savanna mosaic 1.66 14.84 14.82 9.45 9.47
Zambezian flooded grasslands 3.38 68.17 64.45 20.8 22.0
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