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Dodoma

(dō`dəmä), city (1994 est. pop. 215,000), capital of Tanzania, central Tanzania. It is the trade center for an agricultural region producing beans, seeds, corn, peanuts, grains, coffee, tea, and tobacco. Cattle are also raised and marketed. Food and beverage processing and furniture making are the main industries. Dodoma is linked by road, rail, and air to Tanzania's largest cities, including Dar-es-SalaamDar-es-Salaam
[Arab.,=haven of peace], city (1994 pop. 2,000,000), on a bay of the Indian Ocean. The former capital of Tanzania, it is the country's largest city and its communications, and economic center.
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, the nation's largest port and original capital. In the mid-1970s, plans were made to move the capital to Dodoma. Tanzania's national assembly moved there in Feb., 1996, but many government offices remain in Dar-es-Salaam.

Dodoma

 

a city in Tanzania; the administrative center of Dodoma Province. Population, 24,000 (1967). It is linked by railroad with Dar es Salaam. Dodoma has wine-making and castor oil enterprises. Primary processing of agricultural products (peanut shells) is done in Dodoma.

Dodoma

a city in central Tanzania, the legislative capital of the country. Pop.: 169 000 (2005 est.)
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Over the past three years I have been visiting those with health problems in the Dodoma community and discussing a way forward with the local doctor, the local church and the Archbishop.
We found this species to be widespread and collected it from 24 localities in 10 regions: Dodoma, Iringa, Kagera, Kigoma, Manyara, Morogoro, Mwanza, Rukwa, Singida, and Tanga.
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Since 1996, the official capital of Tanzania has been Dodoma, where the country's parliament and some government offices are located.
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Flying in Tanzania, for tourists in particular, is of growing importance to cover the often vast distances from one game park to the next, while Tanzanians themselves also depend on scheduled and charter flights to go about their business when they have to travel to the commercial capital Dar es Salaam, the capital Dodoma, or other key towns across this sprawling East African country.
Capitals: Dar es Salaam (business), Dodoma (political).
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