Tanzania (GPS: 6 00 S, 35 00 E) located in Eastern Africa, bordering the Indian Ocean, between Kenya and Mozambique. The country’s area measurements are total: 947,300 sq km; land: 885,800 sq km, water: 61,500 sq km. This sovereign state is more than six times the size of Georgia, slightly larger than twice the size of California. The total irrigated land is 1,840 sq km (2012).
One of Tanzania’s important features: Kilimanjaro is the highest point in Africa and one of only three mountain ranges on the continent that has glaciers (the others are Mount Kenya and the Ruwenzori Mountains). Bordered by three of the largest lakes on the continent: Lake Victoria (the world’s second-largest freshwater lake) in the north, Lake Tanganyika (the world’s second deepest) in the west, and Lake Nyasa (Lake Malawi) in the southwestimate.