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Tabora

(täbō`rä), municipality (2012 pop. 226,999), capital of Tabora region, W central Tanzania. It is a trade and transportation center, connected by rail with Dar es Salaam on the Indian Ocean, Kigoma on Lake Tanganyika, and Mwanza on Lake Victoria. Peanuts, cotton, cattle, tobacco, and other agricultural commodities are shipped. Tabora was founded in 1852 by Arab traders from the Indian Ocean coast and was located at the junction of important caravan routes. It was captured in 1891 by the Germans and became a center of administration of German East AfricaGerman East Africa,
former German colony, c.370,000 sq mi (958,300 sq km), E Africa. Dar es Salaam was the capital. German influence emerged in the area in 1884 when Carl Peters, the German explorer, obtained treaties over parts of the territory.
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Tabora

 

a city in Tanzania, capital of the Tabora Region. Population, 21,000 (1967). A railroad junction, Tabora is a trade and marketing center for an agricultural region that produces tobacco, peanuts, and grains. Industries include metalworking and food processing.

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