Manyara National Park
The country’s eastern borders are formed by the Indian Ocean. The country also has several islands on the Indian Ocean which cannot be observed on this map. Grass makes up a large part of their diet, along with berries, seeds, pods, blossoms, leaves, roots, bark, and sap from a variety of plants.
Serengeti National Park
Flag Tanzania has varied geography with several spectacular and globally famous natural features several of which have been represented on the physical map above.
The country has two branches of the East African Rift System that runs in the north-south direction through the country. The central part between these two mountain systems is occupied by a massive plateau covered with vast tracts of grasslands, arable lands and protected areas. Dodoma, the national capital, is located in this region. The 5,m tall Mount Kilimanjaro, Africa’s highest peak and an inactive volcano, is located in north-east Tanzania which is a highly mountainous region and part of the eastern branch of the East African Rift System.
Lake Nyasa is also part of this mountain system. Further north is the Ngorongoro Conservation Area hosting the Ngorongoro Crater marked on the physical map above, a massive volcanic caldera that is part of the Crater Highlands region. Northwards and westwards is the renowned Serengeti National Park of Tanzania that draws tourists from across the globe to witness the annual wildlife migrations.
As can be observed on the map, the northern border of Tanzania with Kenya and Uganda has the southern portion of Lake Victoria, Africa’s biggest lake and source of the River Nile. Another famous lake, the world’s second deepest one, Lake Tanganyika is located along Tanzania’s border with the Democratic Republic of the Congo. It is part of the western branch of the East African Rift System. The eastern coast of the country comprises of a narrow band of coastal lowlands that hosts Dar-es-salaam, the commercial capital.
The Zanzibar and Pemba islands are located north-east of this city in the Indian Ocean Rivers that drain eastern and central Tanzania drain into the Indian Ocean.
The km long Rufiji River is the longest river in the country and it drains into the Indian Ocean. Lake Malawi receives waters from many southwestern Tanzanian Rivers. Several endorheic basins are located in north-central Tanzania. Regions of Tanzania Map Tanzania is divided into 31 regions as visible on the political map above.
It does not stop there. Wards are further divided into streets Manyara National Park urban areas and Glacier National Park To Great Falls Mt in rural areas.
With an area of Manyara National Park, sq. Dar-es-Salaam Region that hosts Dar-es-Salaam city, the former capital of Glacier National Park To Great Falls Mt, is the country’s largest region by population. Dodoma, the current capital of the country is part of the Dodoma Region. Where is Tanzania? As observed on the location map above, Tanzania is located just below the Equator in the Southern and Eastern Hemisphere.
As represented in the map, it is bordered by 8 countries. Uganda bounds it to the north, Kenya to the northeast, Malawi and Mozambique to the south, and Zambia to the southwest. The country’s eastern borders are formed by the Indian Ocean.
The country also has several islands on the Indian Ocean which cannot be observed on this map. The above map can be downloaded for free, and used for educational purposes like map-pointing activities. The outline map of Tanzania represents mainland Tanzania, a country located in Eastern Africa. The country also has several islands on the Indian Ocean. Key Facts.
VIP Tours in Tanzania
AWF works with rural communities, living in close proximity to wildlife, to build schools in exchange for practicing conservation. The country also has several islands on the Indian Ocean. The family unit of females and juveniles forms the core of the troop. If you are having any issues with submitting your photos, then please email your entries directly to: photocomp africageographic.