Students and researchers can use the Blank Map of Tanzania and explore the country’s physical geography using these maps. Tanzania is an African country, located in East Africa. It is officially known as the United Republic of Tanzania. The country is easily identified on African Map as the country is situated within the African Great Lakes region. It has a diverse geography with several spectacular natural features that will be known by studying a detailed physical map of Tanzania thoroughly.
Tanzania shares its northwest border with Kenya, the border on the north side with Uganda, south side border with Malawi, Mozambique, Zambia is located in the southeast direction of the country and the country’s east side’s border is surrounded by the Comoro Island and the Indian Ocean. The Democratic Republic of Congo, Rwanda, and Burundi are situated on the west side of Tanzania. So, we can easily conclude that the country is surrounded by other African countries in all directions except the east side where the Indian Ocean protects the country’s border.
Blank Map of Tanzania – Outline
Tanzania covers 9,47,303 square kilometers of earth’s land area and is thus considered the 13th largest country in Africa. The country also has some archipelagos on the east side including Zanzibar, Unguja, Mafia, Pemba, etc. The highest and lowest points of Africa are located in this country. The total population of Tanzania according to the census of 2021 was 61,193,226 approx.
We have previously said that the country has diverse topography from high mountains to dense forests with a large variety of flora and faunas. Mount Kilimanjaro is the highest point of Africa, located on the northeast side of this country, and has an average height of 5895 meters above sea level. Moreover, Africa’s three famous lakes are partly situated in Tanzania including the Lake of Victoria which is Africa’s largest lake, and the Lake of Tanganyika which is Africa’s deepest lake. Lake Tanganyika is famous for rare species of fish and other water animals. In the south-eastern part of this country, the lake Nyasa is located. Middle Tanzania comprises highlands, plateaus with arable lands, and plains. The eastern shore of this country belongs to hot and humid climatic conditions. Kalambo Fall, one of the famous waterfalls in Africa located at the southwestern shore of Lake Tanganyika and it is the second-highest waterfall on the entire continent.
Printable Map of Tanzania
Tanzania is famous for its collection of floras and faunas. As per records, around 20% of African rare species animals found over this country. Not only that, it has 21 national parks, bio reserves, one conservation area and 3 marine parks. Among them Ngorongoro Conservation Area and Gombe Stream National Park are well known. These bio reserve areas have been declared as UNESCO World Heritage Sites and also named as a 7th world wonder. Tanzania is also world famous for the Zebras, Black Rhinoceros, Impala, Gazelle, Giraffe, Great Buffalo Herds, Elephants, leopards, and Lions. This country has the largest lion population in the world. Moreover, this is the home for an average 130 species of amphibians, 275 reptiles, and other rarest species of mammals and birds.
Transparent PNG Blank Map of Tanzania
Dodoma is the capital and the largest city in Tanzania. Basically, two religions that control the country’s total religious field are Christian and Islam. Moreover, some minor religions, ethnic groups are also present. The country has a large variation in languages also. Approximately 100 different languages are spoken in various parts of this country. The country has no official language but Swahili is considered as the national language of Tanzania.
Blank Tanzania Map for Practice Worksheet
In this article, we have discussed Tanzania’s geography with the help of some blank maps. Maps are the necessary things to learn the geographical characteristics of any country or continent properly. So, we provide some printable templates that can help the readers to understand the country’s topography in a detailed manner. We all know that practice can make any skill much stronger and sharper. Keep it in mind, we have also provided some blank worksheets for practice purposes. All the templates can easily be downloaded using the links mentioned in the article.