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    Tanzania Geograf�a 2000

      Ubicaci�n: Eastern Africa, bordering the Indian Ocean, between Kenya and Mozambique

      Cordenadas Geogr�ficas: 6 00 S, 35 00 E

      Referencias en el mapa: Africa

      total: 945,087 sq km
      land: 886,037 sq km
      water: 59,050 sq km
      note: includes the islands of Mafia, Pemba, and Zanzibar

      Area - comparativo: slightly larger than twice the size of California

      total: 3,402 km
      border countries: Burundi 451 km, Kenya 769 km, Malawi 475 km, Mozambique 756 km, Rwanda 217 km, Uganda 396 km, Zambia 338 km

      Costa: 1,424 km

      Demandas Mar�timas:
      exclusive economic zone: 200 nm
      territorial sea: 12 nm

      Clima: varies from tropical along coast to temperate in highlands

      Terreno: plains along coast; central plateau; highlands in north, south

      Extremos de Elevaci�n:
      lowest point: Indian Ocean 0 m
      highest point: Kilimanjaro 5,895 m

      Recursos Naturales: hydropower, tin, phosphates, iron ore, coal, diamonds, gemstones, gold, natural gas, nickel

      Uso de Tierras:
      arable land: 3%
      permanent crops: 1%
      permanent pastures: 40%
      forests and woodland: 38%
      other: 18% (1993 est.)

      Tierras Irrigadas: 1,500 sq km (1993 est.)

      Peligros Naturales: the tsetse fly; flooding on the central plateau during the rainy season; drought

      Ambiente - asuntos actuales: soil degradation; deforestation; desertification; destruction of coral reefs threatens marine habitats; recent droughts affected marginal agriculture

      Ambiente - acuerdos internacionales:
      party to: Biodiversity, Climate Change, Desertification, Endangered Species, Hazardous Wastes, Law of the Sea, Nuclear Test Ban, Ozone Layer Protection
      signed, but not ratified: none of the selected agreements

      Nota - geograf�a: Kilimanjaro is highest point in Africa

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