Tanzania is an East African Country just in the Southern Hemisphere bordering the Indian Ocean. Tanzania consists of the mainland called Tanganyika and the [[island of Zanzibar. Three very well known lakes are in Tanzania, lake Nyasa, lake Tanganyika and lake Victoria,also the highest African mountain, Kilimanjaro. Much of Tanzania is at high altitude and the climate varies from tropical lower down to temperate higher up.
Burundi, Congo, Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique, Rwanda, Uganda and Zambia. Tanzania is politically relatively stable but the economy suffered through instability in neighbouring Uganda and from corruption at home. Tanzania is one of the Poorer Third World countries.    More recently the Tanzanian economy has been growing well though rural poverty remains a problem.