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Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania

Dar es Salaam, a major city and commercial port on Tanzania’s Indian Ocean coast, grew from a fishing village. The open-air Village Museum has re-created the traditional homes of local and other Tanzanian tribes and hosts tribal dancing. It’s part of the National Museum, which offers Tanzanian history exhibits, including the fossils of human ancestors found by anthropologist Louis Leakey.

Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

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Country: Tanzania

Continent: Africa

Currency: Tanzanian Shilling (TZS)

Population: 2,698,651

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