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Tanzania, Africa

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Lucy Larsen

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Tanzania, Africa
By: Lucy Larsen
- Africa
- Dar es Salaam ( capital city) 6.8 degrees S, 39.2 degrees E
-Located south of the Equator, and is in both the Southern and Eastern Hemispheres
-Bordered by Kenya, Uganda, Rwanda, Burundi, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Zambia, Malawi, Mozambique, and the Indian Ocean
~Rate of natural increase- 0.11%(per 1000 population)
~Immigration Rate-(-0.54 migrants per 1000 population)
~Push- bad weather and major diseases
~Pull- Religious freedom, scenic views
~2050- 137 million
~Dependency Ratio-94%
~Gender Ratio- 0.99 males/female

Major- The birth rate has remained high in tanzania since 1978 the death rate was high til about 1990 and then it dropped but the birth rate was still high leaving the population to grow fast.
Agricultural land- 43.7%
Arable Land-6%
Permanent Crops- 13%
Permanent Pasture- 40%
Forests- 40%
other- 13%
Population Density-59 people per sq. km

Largest land use is pasture because Tanzania only gets 39.23in. annually of rain

Major-Low pace in implementation of the land acts, overwhelming investment interests

Land Use
Urbanization Rate- 5.36%
Major cities and locations over 1 million- Dar es Salaam (2,698,652)

Major- the problem of housing in Tanzania , like in many other developing countries, has been increasing rapidly mainly due high rate of population.

Economic Issues
Health Issues
Natural Hazard
Literacy Rate-
- Total population- 67.8%
-Male- 75.5%
- Female- 60.8%
GDP- $3,000
Amount of Trade deficit/ Surplus- Widened 24% in the year ending June 2014 as the country experienced an increase in imports of goods and services ,$3.983 billion at the end of May 2013 to $4.939 May 2014

Exports- gold, coffee, cashew nuts, cotton
Imports- consumer goods, machinery and transportation equipment, industrial raw materials, and crude oil

Natural Resources- hydropower, tin, phosphates, iron ore, coal, diamonds, gemstones, gold, natural gas, and nickel
Major Diseases- Cholera, Filariasis, Hepatitis B, River Blindness, Menigitis, Dengue Fever, Yellow Fever, and Malaria

Causes of Death-
HIV 17%
Lower Respiratory Infections 11%
Malaria 7%
Climate Issues- Floods, Landslides, and Droughts- droughts don't allow crops to grow which creates Famines

NON- Climate Issues- Famine

Major- The drought estimated to be, by far, Tanzanias worst drought. It began in 2011, and is showing no sign of stopping. Crops are being destroyed and farmers are starving, Millions of people have been affected.
July 15, 2011- March 14, 2014
Location Major Issue
Tanzania is on the coastline of Africa so there are floods, and there is a fault line that goes through Tanzania so there are lots of Earthquakes.
Economic Major Issue
Tanzania has grown substantially in recent years, but much of the population still remains below the extreme poverty line, the services sector has developed somewhat, but tourism remains underdeveloped due to the lack of proper infrastructure
most of population is under the age of 25. The population is pretty even between men and women
Imports to Tanzania
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