Dodoma

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Dodoma
Astronaut Photo of Dodoma, Tanzania taken from the International Space Station (ISS) during Expedition 22 on December 19, 2009.
Astronaut Photo of Dodoma, Tanzania taken from the International Space Station (ISS) during Expedition 22 on December 19, 2009.
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Coordinates: 6°10′23″S 35°44′31″E / 6.17306°S 35.74194°E / -6.17306; 35.74194
Kintra Tanzanie
RegionDodoma
Govrenment
 • MayorFrancis Mazanda
Area
 • Laund2576 km2 (995 sq mi)
Elevation
1120 m (3,670 ft)
Population
 (2012)
 • Total2,083,588
 • Density125.9/km2 (326/sq mi)

Dodoma (literally "It has sunk" in Gogo), offeecially Dodoma Urban Destrict, population 324,347 (2002 census), is the naitional caipital o Tanzanie,[1] an the caipital o the Dodoma region. In 1973, plans wur made tae move the caipital tae Dodoma. Tanzanie's Naitional Assembly moved thare in Februar 1996, but mony govrenment offices remain in the previous naitional caipital, Dar es Salaam, which remains the commercial caipital.

Anglican Cathedral in Dodoma, Tanzania.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "Country Profile from the official website of Tanzanian website". Archived frae the original on 29 Mey 2012. Retrieved 8 September 2009.