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The name Tanzania is a portmanteau (A name made up of two or more names), the two names being Tanganyika and Zanzibar.

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What is the complete name for Tanzania?

The complete name for Tanzania is The United Republic of Tanzania.Hope that helps!


What was old name of Tanzania?

Tanganyika and Zanzibar were what is now Tanzania


The former name for Tanzania?

Tanzania was formed from Tanganyika and Zanzibar in 1964. The name Tanzania is based on first syllables of the two earlier countries' names (Tan + Zan).


What was Tanzania name until 1964?

The Tanzania name(s) until 1964 was Tanganyika and Zanzibar. In April 1964 the two states united to form a state named Tanzania


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A name of a desert in Tanzania?

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What is the name of the mountain in the African country of Tanzania?

The most famous mountain in Tanzania is Kilimanjaro, which is the highest mountain in Africa.


What two countries formed Tanzania?

In 1964 Tanganyika and Zanzibar united and the name was later changed to the Republic of Tanzania


The former name of Tanzania?

Tanganyika and Zanzibar.


What is the complete name of Tanzania?

Tanganyika and Zanzibar


What is the name of the tallest mountain in Tanzania?

Kilimanjaro


What is Tanzania's nickname?

A shorten earth name


What is 33 degrees South of equator statting with letter T?

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What date Tanzania came into existence?

What we now call Tanzania, but then called Tanganyika, came into existence in on the 26th of April 1964. It changed its name on the 29 October 1964 to the United Republic of Tanzania


Tanzania's old name?

Tanganyika is the normal answer to this question. Tanganyika and the islands of Zanzibar came together in 1964 to form one country and a combination of their names resulted in the name Tanzania.


What is the other name of Tanzania?

It is Zanzibar. Tanzania derives from the names of two states, Tanganyika and Zanzibar that were united in 1964


What is the name of the of the famous mountain in Tanzania?

Mt. Kilimanjaro


What is the modern name for German East Africa?

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What is the name of Tanganyika?

Today, Tanganyika is known as Tanzania


Where is mt killomanjaro?

In Tanzania, an East African country. The mountain is a popular tourist site, and is located just south of the Kenya-Tanzania border in the northern part of Tanzania. The correct spelling of its name is Kilimanjaro.


What country has a z in its name and borders four other countries with a z in their name?

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What is the name of the plain that is shared by Kenya and Tanzania?

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What was the the name of the imperialist country that took over Tanzania?

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