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 Visa Application Form of PRC

Ambassador: Mr. Liu Xinsheng
Address: No.2 Kajificheni Close, Toure Drive, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania (P.O.Box 1649)
Tel: +255-22-2667475, 2667105
Fax: +255-22-2666353
Email: chinaemb_tz@mfa.gov.cn

 Consular Office
Tel: +255-22-2668064
Fax: +255-22-2666353
Office Hours: 09:00 - 11:00, Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday 

 The information of other sections of Chinese embassy in Tanzania

Sections Information
Administrative Office Tel: +255-22-2667475, 2668064
Fax: +255-22-2666353
Cultural Office Tel: +255-22-2666298
Fax: +255-22-2666353
Research Office Tel: +255-22-2667586
Fax: +255-22-2666353

 Consulate-General of the PRC in Zanzibar
Consul General: Mr. Li Yiping
Address: P. O. Box 1200, Mazizini Kati, Zanzibar, Tanzania
Tel: +255-24-2232547,
+255-754601627 (Mobile Phone) 
Fax: +255-24-2232681
Email: chinaconsul_zan_tz@mfa.gov.cn 

 People: It has a population of more than 37 million with 126 ethnic minorities.
 
 Language: Kiswahili and English are the Official Languages of Tanzania. 

 Religion: Residents in Tanganyika embrace Roman Catholicism, Christianity, Protestantism and Islam. Residents in Zanzibar are almost all adherents of Islam. 

 Climate: Tropical Savanna Climate in the eastern coastal areas and in part of lowland in inland; tropical mountain climate (cool, dry) in the western plateau; tropical sea climate in Zanzibar with the average temperature 26 degrees Celsius. 

 Geography: Tanzania is made up of Tanganyika (mainland) and Zanzibar (Island). Occupying 945,000 square kilometers in area, it is in the east of Africa, in the south of equator. Tanzania lies to the south of Kenya and Uganda, to the north of Zambia, Malawi and Mozambique, to the east of Congo (Kinshasa), Rwanda and Burundi, to the west of the Indian Ocean. The land descends from northwest to southeast. 

 Tourism: This country abounds in natural and historical wonders. The famous scenic spots on the boundary line include Lake Victoria, Lake Tanganyiki and Lake Malawi. The world-famous Kilimanjaro, in northeast Tanzania near the Kenya border, is the highest mountain in Africa with the altitude of 5,895 meters. The snow cap of this mountain is famed in literature by Ernest Hemingway’s 'The Snows of Kilimanjaro'. Other well-known landscapes are the Great Rift Valley, Maniyana Lake, the Slave City in Zanzibar, the site of world's oldest human and the site of Arab merchants. 

 2014 Public Holidays of the Embassy
Festival Date Day
New Year's Day January 1 Wednesday
Maulid Day January 16 Thursday
Spring Festival January 31 - February 6 Friday - Thursday
Good Friday April 18 Friday
Easter Monday April 21 Monday
Worker's Day May 1 Thursday
Dragon Boat Festival June 2 Monday
Saba Saba July 7 Monday
Eid-El-Fitr August 1 Friday
Eid-El-Hajj August 7 Wednesday
Nanenane August 8 Thursday
Mid-Autumn Day September 8 Monday
National Day October 1 - 3 Wednesday - Friday
Mwl. Nyerere Day October 14 Tuesday
Independence Day December 9 Tuesday
Christmas Day December 25 Thursday
Boxing Day December 26 Friday

 Please contact Embassy of Tanzania in China if Tanzanian citizens have troubles there. 

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