Tanzania Independence Day

Tanzania Independence Day

December 9
Tanzania Independence Day is a celebration of independence from the British in 1961 of Tanganyika, which merged with Zanzibar in 1964 to become Tanzania. The day is a national holiday celebrated with parades, youth leagues marching before the president at the stadium in Dar es Salaam, school games, cultural dances, and aerobatics by the air force.
CONTACTS:
Embassy of the United Republic of Tanzania
2139 R St. N.W.
Washington, D.C. 20008
202-939-6125; fax: 202-797-7408
www.tanzaniaembassy-us.org
SOURCES:
AnnivHol-2000, p. 205
NatlHolWrld-1968, p. 222
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