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Location East Africa Capital Dar es Salaam Main Religions Christianity, Islam Main Languages Kiswahili, English History Tanganyika originally consisted of the Tanganyika Territory, the British share of German East Africa. After World War II, it became a United Nations Trust Territory. The other parts of German East Africa were taken into Belgian trusteeship and became present-day Rwanda and Burundi.
In 1961, The Trust Territory became the independent sovereign state of Tanganyika.
In 1964, Zanzibar and Tanganyika unified as Tanzania. Pemba Island is also part of Tanzania.
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(1) Jim Fox/Picture by Greg Gibson
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