Tanzania is home to the world famous National Parks and Game Reserves of: Ngorongoro Crater, Selous Game Reserve, GombeStream, Tarangire, Lake Manyara, Mikumi, Arusha, Ruaha, Saadani,Udzungwa Mountains, and Mkomazi Game Reserve.
Other Game Reserves include: Amani, Kigosi, Lukwika-Lumesule, Maswa, Monduli Mountains, Msangesi, and Ugala.
The United Republic of Tanzania is located in Eastern Africa. The United Republic of Tanzania was formed out of the union of two sovereign states, namely Tanganyika and Zanzibar.
Tanganyika became a sovereign state on 9th December, 1961 and became a Republic the following year. Zanzibar became independent on 10th December, 1963 and the People’s Republic of Zanzibar was established after the revolution of 12th January, 1964. The two sovereign republics formed the United Republic of Tanzania on 26th April, 1964.
However, the Government of the United Republic of Tanzania is a unitary republic consisting of the Union Government and the Zanzibar Revolutionary Government
Tanzania has the biggest land area among the East African countries (i.e. Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania). Tanzania has a spectacular landscape of mainly three physiographic regions, namely the islands and the coastal plains to the east, the inland saucer-shaped plateau, and the highlands. The Great Rift Valley that runs from the northeast of Africa through central Tanzania is another landmark that adds to the scenic power of the country. The country has an enormous concentration of wild animals. It also has pristine sandy beaches and Africa’s highest and snow-capped mountain, Mount Kilimanjaro.