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Tanzania Latitude Facts: -5.5496 and Tanzania Longitude Facts: 36.6512

Tanzania Regions are: Arusha Dar es Salaam Dodoma Iringa Kilimanjaro Manyara Mara Mbeya Morogoro Mtwara Mwanza Shinyanga Tabora Tanga Zanzibar Urban

Various World Country Facts:

  1. Lesotho Category: Government - Executive branch: chief of state: King LETSIE III (since 7 February 1996); note - King LETSIE III formerly occupied the throne from November 1990 to February 1995 while his father was in exile; head of government: Prime Minister Pakalitha MOSISILI (since 23 May 1998); cabinet: Cabinet; elections: according to the constitution, the leader of the majority party in the Assembly automatically becomes prime minister; the monarch is hereditary, but, under the terms of the constitution that came into effect after the March 1993 election, the monarch is a "living symbol of national unity" with no executive or legislative powers; under traditional law the college of chiefs has the power to depose the monarch, determine who is next in the line of succession, or who shall serve as regent in the event that the successor is not of mature age

  2. Southern Ocean Category: Transportation - Ports and terminals: McMurdo, Palmer, and offshore anchorages in Antarctica; note: few ports or harbors exist on southern side of Southern Ocean; ice conditions limit use of most to short periods in midsummer; even then some cannot be entered without icebreaker escort; most Antarctic ports are operated by government research stations and, except in an emergency, are not open to commercial or private vessels; vessels in any port south of 60 degrees south are subject to inspection by observers under Article 7 of the Antarctic Treaty; The Hydrographic Committee on Antarctica (HCA), a special hydrographic commission of International Hydrographic Organization (IHO), is responsible for hydrographic surveying and nautical charting matters in Antarctic Treaty area; it coordinates and facilitates provision of accurate and appropriate charts and other aids to navigation in support of safety of navigation in region; membership of HCA is open to any IHO Member State whose government has acceded to the Antarctic Treaty and which contributes resources and/or data to IHO Chart coverage of the area; members of HCA are Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Chile, China, Ecuador, France, Germany, Greece, India, Italy, NZ, Norway, Russia, South Africa, Spain, UK, and US (2007)

  3. Hong Kong Category: Government - National holiday: National Day (Anniversary of the Founding of the People's Republic of China), 1 October (1949); note - 1 July 1997 is celebrated as Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Establishment Day

  4. Albania Category: People - Literacy (%): definition: age 9 and over can read and write; total population: 98.7%; male: 99.2%; female: 98.3% (2001 census)

  5. Saint Barthelemy Category: Government - Political pressure groups and leaders: The Marine Reserve (protection of fish); Rotary Club



CIT.DIRECTORY Source: CIA - The World Factbook - https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/fields/2028.html