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What is Zanzibar
Zanzibar is an archipelago off the coast of Tanzania, consisting of Zanzibar Island (locally, Unguja), Pemba Island, and several smaller islands. Zanzibar island is 60 miles long by 20 miles wide.
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"In its prime Lamu was one of a string of ports that stretched along the East African coast from Mogadishu to present-day Mozambique—ports that evolved into powerful city-states as they grew rich from Indian Ocean trade."
"In 1886 and 1890 Anglo-German agreements were negotiated that delineated the British and German spheres of influence in the interior of East Africa and along the coastal strip previously claimed by the Omani sultan of Zanzibar."
"Zanzibar The islands of Zanzibar and Pemba, just a few miles off of the east coast of Tanzania in east Africa, are exotic spots becoming increasingly popular for tropical beach holidays."
"Most of Oman lies along the Gulf of Oman and the Arabian Sea, and the proud seamen of Oman colonized the coast of East Africa as far Zanzibar and even further south."
"Today, Zanzibar (in the local dialect of Swahili known as Unguja) has morphed into East Africa’s party central, with its fine white beaches fronting a paradise for snorkeling and diving, picturesque sailing dhows and atmospheric architecture with a genuine African flair."
"In 1886 and 1890, Anglo-German agreements were negotiated that delineated the British and German spheres of influence in the interior of East Africa and along the coastal strip previously claimed by the Omani sultan of Zanzibar."
"Most of the known history of Tanganyika before 1964 concerns the coastal area, although the interior has a number of important prehistoric sites, including the Olduvai Gorge."
"Northern Tanganyika's famed Olduvai Gorge has provided rich evidence of the area's prehistory ,including fossil remains of some of humanity's earliest ancestors."
"Northern Tanganyika's famed Olduvai Gorge has provided rich evidence of the area's prehistory including fossil remains of some of humanity's earliest ancestors."
"These finds include fossils of early ape-like creatures in and around the Olduvai Gorge near the Serengeti National Park, dating back 1.75 million years."
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