Coastshop Australia
Destinations

Tanzania

Shortly after achieving independence from Britain in the early 1960s, Tanganyika and Zanzibar merged to form the nation of Tanzania in 1964. One-party rule ended in 1995 with the first democratic elections held in the country since the 1970s. Zanzibar’s semi-autonomous status and popular opposition have led to two contentious elections since 1995, which the ruling party won despite international observers’ claims of voting irregularities. The formation of a government of national unity between Zanzibar’s two leading parties succeeded in minimizing electoral tension in 2010.

Location – Eastern Africa, bordering the Indian Ocean, between Kenya and Mozambique


booking image
Zanzibar hotels
|
Mafia Island hotels |
Pemba Island hotels |

Travel Alerts

Leisure

Information


 Australia


 Airports

 New Zealand
 Things to do
 Travel health

 UK
 Travel videos
 Public holidays

 US


 Weather forecast

 Canada


 Map





 Money