Tanzania - General information
Region region
Capital Dodoma
Language Swahili, English
Currency Tanzanian Shilling
Population 44,928,923
Phone code +255
Cost of living in Tanzania
Expenses - USD/Month Min. Med.
Accommodation 300 347
Food 165 267
Transportation 24 101
Communications and utilities 180 151
Clothing 16 62
Sports and leisure 31 84
Total 716 1,011
Accommodation in Tanzania USD/Month
Shared room outside of centre 303
Shared room in city centre 350
1 bedroom apartment outside of centre 285
1 bedroom apartment in city centre 402
Coordinates of Tanzania
Time Zone Africa/Dar_es_Salaam
GMT +3
DST +3
Latitude -6.000000000
Longitude 35.000000000
Elevation (STRM3) 829 m.

List of largest cities in Tanzania

 
Dar es Salaam Dar es Salaam
Dar es Salaam Dar es Salaam
2,698,652
Mwanza Mwanza
Mwanza Mwanza
436,801
Zanzibar Zanzibar
Zanzibar Zanzibar Urban/West
403,658
Arusha Arusha
Arusha Arusha
341,136
Mbeya Mbeya
Mbeya Mbeya
291,649
Morogoro Morogoro
Morogoro Morogoro
250,902

Cost of living and prices in Tanzania

Restaurants
Meal Inexpensive Restaurant 1 pers. 4 USD
Meal Mid-range Restaurant 2 pers. 27 USD
Meal McMeal at McDonalds 1 pc. 8 USD
Drinks Domestic Beer 0.5 liters 1 USD
Drinks Imported Beer 0.33 liters 2 USD
Drinks Coke/Pepsi 0.33 liters 1 USD
Drinks Water 0.33 liters 0 USD
Drinks Cappuccino Portion 2 USD
Markets
Food Water 1.5 liters 1 USD
Food Loaf Bread 500 g. 1 USD
Food Eggs 12 pc. 2 USD
Food Milk 1 liter 1 USD
Food Onion 1 kg. 1 USD
Food Lettuce 1 head 1 USD
Food Rice white 1 kg. 1 USD
Food Potato 1 kg. 1 USD
Food Potato 1 kg. 1 USD
Food Cheese Local 1 kg. 11 USD
Meat Chicken Breasts 1 kg. 7 USD
Fruits Apples 1 kg. 3 USD
Fruits Banana 1 kg. 1 USD
Fruits Oranges 1 kg. 1 USD
Alcohol Wine, Mid-Range 1 bottle 9 USD
Alcohol Domestic Beer 0.5 liters 1 USD
Alcohol Imported Beer 0.33 liters 2 USD
Cigarettes Marlboro 1 pack 2 USD
Transportation
Public transport| One-way 1 ticket 0 USD
Public transport| Monthly Pass 1 month 30 USD
Taxi Taxi Start Start 2 USD
Taxi Normal Tariff 1 km 1 USD
Taxi Waiting 1 hour 5 USD
Fuel Gasoline 1 liter 1 USD
Automobile Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline 1 pc. 29,391 USD
Entertainment
Sport Fitness Club Fee 1 month 66 USD
Sport Tennis Court Rent 1 hour 9 USD
Rest Cinema, International Release 1 seat 5 USD
Goods
Clothing Jeans, Levis 501 1 Pair 34 USD
Clothing Summer Dress in Zara, H&M 1 pc. 51 USD
Shoes Nike Running Shoes 1 pair 57 USD
Shoes Men Leather Business Shoes 1 pair 59 USD
Accommodation
Rent Apartment Apartment in City Centre 1 bedroom 503 USD
Rent Apartment Apartment Outside of Centre 1 bedroom 356 USD
Rent Apartment Apartment in City Centre 3 bedrooms 1,314 USD
Rent Apartment Apartment Outside of Centre 3 bedrooms 1,138 USD
Utilities Electricity, Heating... for 85m2 1 month 95 USD
Communication Mobile Calls 1 min. 0 USD
Communication Unlimited Internet 1 month 128 USD
Buy Apartment Apartment in City Centre 1 sq. meter 1,275 USD
Buy Apartment Apartment Outside of Centre 1 sq. meter 908 USD
Salary Disposable Salary 1 month 729 USD
Mortgage Interest Rate 1 year 17.00%
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Weather, climate, temperature by months in Tanzania

Season Autumn Winter Spring Summer
Month Sep Oct Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Year
Record high °C 33 35 35 34 34 35 34 33 32 30 30 31 35
Average high °C 27 28 29 29 29 29 29 27 26 26 25 26 27
Average temperature °C 22 23 23 23 23 23 23 23 22 20 20 20 22
Average low °C 16 17 18 18 18 18 18 19 17 16 15 15 17
Record low °C 12 13 14 15 15 14 14 15 13 11 10 11 10
Rain Days 2 3 5 7 6 6 8 5 4 2 1 1 49
Fog Days 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 1 5
Thunderstorms Days 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 2
Average precipitation Mm. 23 37 91 105 90 82 135 223 154 37 21 17 1014
Relative humidity % 59 69 73 75 74 74 77 80 68 64 62 61 70
Relative humidity morning % 10 10 10 9 9 9 10 10 10 10 10 10 10
Relative humidity evening % 5 6 6 7 6 6 7 7 7 6 6 5 6
Wind speed Km/h 20 20 18 16 17 17 15 14 16 17 18 19 17
Day Length Hours 12 13 13 13 13 13 13 12 12 12 12 12 12
Dew point °C 15 16 18 18 18 18 19 19 18 16 14 15 203
Growing degree-day °C 358 406 411 428 431 393 430 397 378 332 325 340 4629
Solar radiation, global Mj/m2 21 21 20 20 21 22 21 19 18 18 18 19 20
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