Key: 740  
Country:
Group: British
Volume: 7
Issued: 4005 Stamps / end of 1999
  
  
 

Information
Area - 945,087 sq.km; Population - 36,232,000; Capitals - Dodoma, Dar es Salaam
A Republic, located on the east coast of Africa between Kenya and Mozambique.
Agriculture and mining are the basis of its economy.
Formerly TANGANYIKA and the island of ZANZIBAR. In 1964 Tanganyika and Zanzibar
joined to form the United Republic of Tanganyika and Zanzibar, afterwards
renamed as United Republic of Tanzania. A member of the British Commonwealth
(see GREAT BRITAIN (U.K.)).
First stamps issued in 1965. Several indirect UPU memberships, direct from March
1963 as Tanganyika and afterwards as United Republic of Tanzania. Annual output
about 500. The high production mainly aimed at the philatelic market, with no postal
actual need.
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Inscriptions
TANZANIA
JAMHURI TANZANIA ZANZIBAR

Index
   TANZANIA
      United Republic of Tanzania 1964-
      Official Stamps
      Postage Due Stamps
 
Currency
100 Cents = 1 Shilling
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