Dodoma is the current capital of Tanzania
Dodoma was designated as the capital of Tanzania in 1974, which is a city located about 480 km from the Indian Ocean, and at an altitude of approximately 1135 km, and it is characterized by being an agricultural city that does not have a high population density; as, according to statistics in 2002, its population was about 149.180 Nessma only, and despite the transfer of the capital from Dar es Salaam (the former capital of Tanzania) to Dodoma, and the report of the completion of the complete transfer in 2005 AD, this did not happen, as Dar al-Salam still constituted the main city in Tanzania, and only the legislative body was transferred to Dodoma .
The former Dar es Salaam, the capital
The city of Dar es Salaam in Tanzania was extremely important commercially and administratively, making it the capital of the country, and that was over the years spanning from the nineteenth century during German colonialism to the period of the British occupation that was after the First World War, and even the appointment of Dodoma as the capital of the Tanganyika and Zanzibar Union (Tanzania) In 1973 AD, in addition to that, Dar Al-Salam had gained its importance since the period of the German occupation when the Germans began the construction of the central railway, which opened the door for industrial expansion in the region, and this was followed by the continued preservation of the city Important, as it is still the center of the Tanzania Stock Exchange, and the headquarters of many major banks, and includes the port of Dar es Salaam, which is a transit point for many neighboring countries that do not include a port.
General information about Dodoma
It is possible to mention some information related to Dodoma as follows:
- Dodoma is famous for producing various agricultural crops, such as beans, corn, peanuts, tobacco, coffee, tea, different seeds, and grains.
- Dodoma is famous for raising and marketing livestock, as well as for the furniture, food and beverage industries.
- Dodoma is associated with major cities and different cities in Tanzania by rail, road and air.