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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.)