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Dodoma

(dō`dəmä), municipality (2012 pop. 213,636), 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 (2012 pop. 4,364,541), 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 remained in Dar es Salaam. In 2016 President John Magufuli called for the government to relocate by 2020, and by early 2017 many senior officials had moved to offices in Dodoma. The Univ. of Dodoma (est. 2007) is there.

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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A short distance outside Tanzania's capital city are 150 hectares of land filled with clusters of red and white grapes that produce Dodoma wines.
Paul Seme of Tukuyu, pictured on the left, and Chief Meshak Nkhusule of Dodoma, right, in one of the children's wards with Miss I Cawood, Matron
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