China and Tanzania established diplomatic relations on April 26th, 1964.

Today, the Embassy of the United Republic of Tanzania is responsible for promoting friendship and co-operation not only between China and Tanzania but also to the countries of accreditation that include: the Socialist Republic of Vietnam, Mongolia and the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea.

The responsibilities of the Embassy fall into three main group: First, consular activities such as issuance of visas, passport renews and issuance of Emergence Travel Documents (ETD), and general advisory services. Secondly, commercial activities such as the promotion of economic diplomacy, investment in Tanzania as well as tourism; and third is a more general category which would include facilitating cooperation and exchanges between Tanzania and the areas represented by the Embassy as noted above.

Visit Tanzania!!

Our current student and alumni, invite you to visit their incredible country!

The Serengeti, Ngorongoro, Kilimanjaro and Zanzibar are some of Africa’s greatest destinations that travellers and adventure seekers dream of. These locations represent the grandeur, the wild, exotic and wonders of Africa!

Did You Know…

• The commercial capital of Tanzania is Dar Es Salaam
• Total country area is 945,087 km2
• Tanzania assumed its present form in 1964 after a merger between the mainland Tanganyika and the island of Zanzibar, which had become independent the previous year.
• A range of languages are spoken. Kiswahili or Swahili (official), Kiunguja (name for Swahili in Zanzibar), English (official, primary language of commerce, administration, and higher education), Arabic (widely spoken in Zanzibar) and many local languages.
• The nation of Tanzania is made up of Africans, Asians, Arabs, and Europeans. These people belong to more than 120 different ethnic groups.
• The highest point in Africa, Mt. Kilimanjaro, is in the Northern part of Tanzania
• Tanzania is the only country in the world which has allocated at least 25 per cent of its total area to wildlife national parks and protected areas. The total protected area is equivalent to the size of the Federal Republic of Germany and Belgium combined. The 55,000 sq. km Selous Game Reserve, the largest single wildlife area in Africa, is bigger than Belgium, Costa Rica, Denmark, Burundi, Israel, Lesotho and Kuwait respectively.
• Other tourists attractions are: Zanzibar (with a range of historical relics and pristine sandy beaches), the Olduvai Gorge, and Ngorongoro crater where humans and wild animal share the ecosystem.
• Coffee, cotton, sisal, cashew nuts, tobacco, tea and minerals (gold & diamonds) are in rich supply and Zanzibar is the world’s third largest producer of cloves.
• Key Imports include: Crude oil, Machinery, Transport equipments, building & construction materials, and Consumer goods.
• There is an abundant range of natural resources in Tanzania that include natural gas, oil, iron, diamonds, gold, salt, phosphates, coal, gypsum, tanzanite, uranium, kaolin tin, Nickel fisheries and wildlife.
• Tanzania is an emerging country with high growth potential. The economy is highly diversified and a number of opportunities remain untapped. The Government offers a well balanced and competitive package of supportive policies and enabling environment. For details visit: http://www.tic.co.tz

Key Websites

• Government Website: http://www.tanzania.go.tz/
• Beijing Embassy: http://www.tanzaniaembassy.org.cn:8081/
• Tourism Board: http://www.tanzaniatouristboard.com/
• Tanzania Investment Centre (TIC): http://www.tic.co.tz
• Current Weather: http://www.wunderground.com/global/TN.html

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