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ZANZIBAR - African jewel of the Indian Ocean

Tanzania is undoubtedly the most interesting country in Africa, when it comes to tourism, not only because it is located on a plateau lake, but also because of the tropical forest, safari and outlets to the Indian Ocean. It is the perfect place for anyone who loves exotic travel.

The translation of the word Zanzibar means “land of blacks.” Testimony to the rich history is preserved today in the capital and only city that exists on this island, Stone Town. This city has changed very little over the last two hundred years and presents a cultural center.

Semi-autonomous part of the United Republic of Tanzania, in East Africa. Zanzibar Archipelago in the Indian Ocean is 35 miles from the mainland, is a major commercial center and seaport. It consists of small islands, and the largest Unguja and Pemba. Was once a separate state with a long history in the Arab world, united with Tanganyika in 1964 to form the Tanzania. Zanzibar City as the capital of the island known as Ungu Stone Town and is part of the World Heritage. They are known for tourism and spices. Islands received the name because of the large production of spices of clove, nutmeg, cinnamon and pepper. It is characterized by beautiful sandy beaches with coral reefs making this an ideal location for diving. Location near the equator makes the climate very pleasant and warm all year round with the sun rays at the 7 to 8 hours a day.

This island is actually home to a variety of wildlife that you will not be able to see anywhere else in the world. Jozani Forest is famous for its Red Colobus monkeys, Pemba Ngeze bat in the woods, in Kizimkazi can see a lot of killer whales and dolphins.

The island is built mainly of coral limestone, so you fascinating landforms will not leave you indifferent. This is the ideal place for a holiday all year, because the average temperature in January is about 28 ° C, and in July around 23 ° C.

Lovers of water sports Zanzibar also has a lot to offer. Surface diving, water skiing, windsurfing, sailing a traditional boat called “garaua”, kayaking or fishing in the deep sea, only a fraction of that of which you can enjoy. Of course, all of diving are particularly noteworthy, because Zanzibar is one of the most attractive destinations in the world, when this water sport in question.

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