This page is dedicated to Tanzania and contains all insurance and reinsurance related resources including but not limited to list of insurance companies, reinsurance companies, brokers, Surveyors, Loss Adjusters, Risk Managers, Third Party Administrators (TPAs), Local & International Insurance Institutes, Insurance College and Insurance & Reinsurance Regulators. Please remember that this is a collaborative website and if you have any additional information or if you want to add an insurance company which is not listed on this page - you may do so by clicking on 'Add a Company' link on the top of this page. The website shall be updated instantly.
Area: 945,000 sq km (365,000 sq miles)
Population: 42,500,000 (IMF, 2008)
Capital: Dodoma is the official capital and seat of Tanzania's Union Parliament. Dar Es Salaam remains home to government ministries and major institutions, including diplomatic missions.
People: Some 120 ethnic groups on the mainland, none exceeding 10% of the population. Larger groups include Sukuma, Nyamwezi, Chagga, Masai, Haya and Gogo. There are Asian and expatriate minorities.
Languages: The official languages are Kiswahili and English; of these, Kiswahili is by for the more widely spoken.
Religions: Christianity (35%), Islam (35%) and traditional beliefs (around 30%). (Zanzibar is roughly 98% Muslim).
Currency: Tanzania shilling (Tsh). £1 buys Tsh 2534.56 approx (March, 2012)