Embassy of P.R.China in the United Republic of 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
Office Hours: 09:00 - 11:00, Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Sections of Chinese Embassy in Tanzania
|Administrative Office||Tel: +255-22-2667475, 2668064 |
|Cultural Office||Tel: +255-22-2666298 |
|Research Office||Tel: +255-22-2667586 |
Consulate-General of the PRC in Zanzibar
Consul General: Mr. Li Yiping
Address: P. O. Box 1200, Mazizini Kati, Zanzibar, Tanzania
+255-754601627 (Mobile Phone)
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.
2017 Public Holidays of the Embassy
|New Year's Day||January 2||Monday|
|Zanzibar Revolutionary Day||January 12||Thursday|
|Chinese New Year||January 27 - 30||Friday - Monday|
|Qingming Festival||April 4||Tuesday|
|Union Day||April 26||Wednesday|
|Worker's Day||May 1||Monday|
|Dragon Boat Festival||May 30||Tuesday|
|Saba Saba||July 7||Friday|
|Mid-Autumn Festival||October 4||Wednesday|
|Chinese National Day||October 2 - 5||Monday - Thursday|
|Independence Day||December 9||Saturday|
|Christmas Day||December 25||Monday|
|Boxing Day||December 26||Tuesday|
Please contact Embassy of Tanzania in China if Tanzanian citizens have troubles there.
Related China Embassies in Africa: Togo, Tunisia, Uganda