China Embassy in Tanzania

 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

Consular Office

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

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

 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. 

2018 Public Holidays of the Embassy

Festival Date Day
New Year's Day January 1 Monday
Zanzibar Revolutionary Day January 12 Friday
Chinese New Year February 15 - 19 Thursday - Monday
Qingming Festival April 5 & 6 Thursday & Friday
Union Day April 26 Thursday
Worker's Day May 1 Tuesday
Dragon Boat Festival June 18 Monday
Saba Saba July 7 Saturday
Mid-Autumn Festival September 24 Monday
Chinese National Day October 1 - 5 Monday - Friday
Independence Day December 9 Sunday
Christmas Day December 25 Tuesday
Boxing Day December 26 Wednesday

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

 Related China Embassies in Africa: Togo, Tunisia, Uganda
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