Dar es Salaam

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Dar es Salaam
Ceety o Dar es Salaam
Dar es Salaam afore dusk
Dar es Salaam afore dusk
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Coordinates: 6°48′S 39°17′E / 6.800°S 39.283°E / -6.800; 39.283
 • MayorDr Didas Massaburi
 • Ceety1590.5 km2 (614.1 sq mi)
 • Water0 km2 (0 sq mi)
 • Metro
Time zoneGMT +3

The Ceety o Dar es Salaam (Arabic: دار السلامDār as-Salām, literally "The abode o peace"), formerly Mzizima, is the lairgest ceety in Tanzanie. It is also the kintra's richest ceety an a regionally important economic centre. The ceety o Dar es Salaam is locatit within the Dar es Salaam Region, an admeenistrative province within Tanzanie, an consists o three local govrenment auries or admeenistrative destricts: Kinondoni tae the north, Ilala in the centre o the region, an Temeke tae the sooth. The Dar es Salaam Region haed a population o 4,364,541 as o the offeecial 2012 census.[1]:page: 2 Though Dar es Salaam lost its offeecial status as caipital ceety tae Dodoma in 1974 (a move which wis nae complete till 1996), it remains the centre o the permanent central govrenment bureaucracy an continues tae serve as the caipital for the surroundin Dar es Salaam Region.

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  1. "Population Distribution by Administrative Units, United Republic of Tanzania, 2013" (PDF). Archived frae the original (PDF) on 2 Mey 2013. Retrieved 22 Apryle 2013.