Tanzania, formally known as the United Republic of Tanzania, is situated in East Africa, nestled within the African Great Lakes region.
Its neighboring countries are Uganda to the north, Kenya to the northeast, the Indian Ocean to the east, Mozambique and Malawi to the south, and Zambia to the southwest. It also shares borders with Rwanda, Burundi, and the Democratic Republic of the Congo to the west.
Africa’s tallest peak, Mount Kilimanjaro, graces northeastern Tanzania. As per the 2022 national census, Tanzania is home to a population of nearly 62 million, solidifying its position as the most populous country entirely located south of the equator.