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.
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.
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) = 0.00033 GBP
- 1 British pound (GBP) = 3034.13 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
Useful information about Tanzania, United Republic of
- Two-letter Country Code (ISO 3166-1 alpha-2): TZ
- Three-letter Country Code (ISO 3166-1 alpha-3): TZA
- Region: Africa
- Capital: Dodoma
- Area: 945,087 square km
- Language(s): Swahili, English
- Borders: Burundi, Congo, the Democratic Republic of the, Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique, Rwanda, Uganda, Zambia
Map of Tanzania
The location of Tanzania is shown on the map below.