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Descriptor English: Tanzania
Descriptor Spanish: Tanzanía
Descriptor Portuguese: Tanzânia
Descriptor French: Tanzanie
Entry term(s): Tanganyika
United Republic of Tanzania
Zanzibar
Tree number(s): Z01.058.290.120.840
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D013636
Scope note: A republic in eastern Africa, south of UGANDA and north of MOZAMBIQUE. Its capital is Dar es Salaam. It was formed in 1964 by a merger of the countries of TANGANYIKA and ZANZIBAR.
Allowable Qualifiers: EH ethnology
EP epidemiology
DeCS ID: 14017
Unique ID: D013636
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Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2008/07/08
Tanzania - Preferred
Concept UI M0021037
Scope note A republic in eastern Africa, south of UGANDA and north of MOZAMBIQUE. Its capital is Dar es Salaam. It was formed in 1964 by a merger of the countries of TANGANYIKA and ZANZIBAR.
Preferred term Tanzania
Entry term(s) United Republic of Tanzania
Zanzibar - Narrower
Concept UI M0021038
Preferred term Zanzibar
Tanganyika - Narrower
Concept UI M0021036
Scope note A country in eastern Africa that in 1964 it merged with ZANZIBAR to become TANZANIA.
Preferred term Tanganyika



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