The climate of Tanzania is tropical and the temperatures hover between 10 degrees and 20 degrees. The two major rainfall periods of Tanzania are December to April (uni-modal) and October to December and March to May (bi-modal).
The Geography of Tanzania is diverse in nature and covered by mountains, lakes, plateaus and plains. The northeast parts of Tanzania are covered by mountains, the north and west covered by the lakes and the central parts of Tanzania are covered with plateaus and plains. The wildlife parks of Tanzania are ecologically significant.
Territory & Capital
Tanzania lies between latitudes 1 degree and 12 degrees S and longitudes 29 degrees and 41 degrees E. It is surrounded by the Indian Ocean on the east, Kenya and Uganda on the north and the Democratic Republic of the Congo in the west.
Dodoma, with a population of around 324,347, is the capital of Tanzania. However, some of the government offices still remain in Dar es Salaam and thus it is still the commercial capital of the country.