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German East Africa: Dar Es Salaam, Paul Emil Von Lettow-Vorbeck, East African Campaign, SMS K Nigsberg, German East Africa Company, Hehe P NOT A BOOK

German East Africa: Dar Es Salaam, Paul Emil Von Lettow-Vorbeck, East African Campaign, SMS K Nigsberg, German East Africa Company, Hehe P

NOT A BOOK

Published June 25th 2011
ISBN : 9781156144596
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46 pages
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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 45. Chapters: Dar es Salaam, Paul Emil von Lettow-Vorbeck, East African Campaign, SMS K nigsberg, German EastMorePlease note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 45. Chapters: Dar es Salaam, Paul Emil von Lettow-Vorbeck, East African Campaign, SMS K nigsberg, German East Africa Company, Hehe people, Maji Maji Rebellion, Schutztruppe, Askari, MV Liemba, Bagamoyo, Battle of Tanga, German East African rupie, Chief Mkwawa, Central Line, Sekenke Gold Mine, Postage stamps and postal history of German East Africa, Heligoland-Zanzibar Treaty, Wituland, Abushiri Revolt, Mimi and Toutou Go Forth: The Bizarre Battle for Lake Tanganyika, Richard Kandt, Usambara Railway, Battle of Jassin, Clemens Denhardt, Kionga Triangle, Society for German Colonization, Evangelical Missionary Society for German East Africa, Kurt Wahle, Postage stamps and postal history of Kionga. Excerpt: Dar es Salaam (Arabic: D r as-Sal m, house of peace), formerly Mzizima, is the largest city in Tanzania. It is also the countrys richest city and a regionally important economic centre. Dar es Salaam is actually an administrative province within Tanzania, and consists of three local government areas or administrative districts: Kinondoni to the north, Ilala in the center of the region, and Temeke to the south. The Dar es Salaam Region had a population of 2,497,940 as of the official 2002 census. Though Dar es Salaam lost its official status as capital city to Dodoma in 1974, it remains the centre of the permanent central government bureaucracy and continues to serve as the capital for the surrounding Dar es Salaam Region. Kaiserstra e road, in Dar es Salaam, German East Africa, c. 1905In the 19th century Mzizima (Swahili for healthy town) was a coastal fishing village on the periphery of Indian Ocean trade routes. In 1865 or 1866 Sultan Majid bin Said of Zanzibar began building a new city very close to Mzizima. He named it from an Arabic phrase bandar as-sal m meaning harbour of Peace. A popular but erroneous translation is ...