255 Country Code – Tanzania Phone Code

255 is the country calling code for Tanzania.

Tanzania is a country on the continent of Africa. The capital city of Tanzania is Dodoma.

How to Call Tanzania from the UK

To call a telephone number in Tanzania from the UK:

  • Dial the international call prefix. For calls from the UK, this is 00 (or '+' from mobile phones).
  • Dial the country code for Tanzania - 255.
  • Dial the number of the person/business, omitting the first zero if there is one.
Tanzania Country Code +255 00255
Tanzania Country Code +255 00255

Time Difference

When calling Tanzania from the UK, please note there is a time difference between Tanzania and the UK.

The time right now in Tanzania is . The date is .

The current time in the UK is . The date is .

The time difference between Tanzania and UK (United Kingdom) is 2 hours.

Exchange Rate

The currency used in Tanzania is the Tanzanian shilling (TZS).

The current exchange rates between the Tanzanian shilling and the British pound (TZS to GBP, GBP to TZS) are:

  • 1 Tanzanian shilling (TZS) = 0.000292 GBP
  • 1 British pound (GBP) = 3428.01 TZS

Exchange rates on this page were last updated on .

Tanzania – Facts and Figures

According to data from the World Bank, the population of Tanzania in recent years is:

  • 2018 - 56,318,348
  • 2017 - 54,663,906
  • 2016 - 53,050,790
  • 2015 - 51,482,633
  • 2014 - 49,959,822
  • 2013 - 48,482,266

Map of Tanzania

The location of Tanzania is shown on the map below.

Map showing location of Tanzania