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Islands of Tanzania, United Republic of

Mafia     [979] - including Juani, Jibondo
Group:
Country: Tanzania: Indian
Lat: 7.83º SLong: 39.74º E
Area: 422.2 sq. km   Altitude: 53 m   Shoreline: 153.4 km (scale 1:1000000)
ISLAND TYPE:

Pemba     [980] - including Panza
Group:
Country: Tanzania - Pemba Island: Indian
Lat: 5.13º SLong: 39.77º E
Area: 889.9 sq. km   Altitude: 95 m   Shoreline: 339.1 km (scale 1:1000000)
ISLAND TYPE:

Zanzibar     [981]
   Group:
   Country: Tanzania - Zanzibar
Lat: 6.07º S   Long : 39.38º E
Area: 1574.6 sq. km   Altitude: 195 m
Shoreline: 320.5 km (scale 1:1000000)   Coastal Index: 0.2035
Depth to nearest land: <200 m
Nearest island: 32 km   group: 32 km
Nearest continent: Africa    Distance: 32 km    Isolation Index: 17
ISLAND TYPE:      Natural Protection Indicator: 0
ECOSYSTEMS:           

HUMAN OCCUPATION: Inhabited
  Population: 640685 (1988)   Density: 406.9 persons/sq. km
  Growth Rate: 3.2%/yr   Increasing rapidly
  Habitat:   Urban Pop: 111000  Urban Indicator: 2
  Accessibility: port, airport
  Percent population in agr/mining/fishing: 85%   Human Threat Indicator: 3
  Gross Domestic Product: $ 200 per capita    Economic Pressure Indicator: 0
HUMAN IMPACT INDEX     HI: 25
Last updated: 01/02/98

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