Zanzibar

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Sultanate of Zanzibar

Usultani wa Zanzibar (Swahili)
Flag of Zanzibar
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Capital
and largest city
Zanzibar City
Official languages Swahili, English, German
Religion
Islam
Demonym(s) Zanzibaris
Government Unitary parliamentary constitutional monarchy
Establishment
• Majid bin Said becomes Sultan
1856
• Independence from the
United Kingdom
1963
1964
Area
• Total
2,461 km2 (950 sq mi)
Population
• 2018 estimate
1,430,410 (TBD)
• 2015 census
1,361,387 (TBD)
• Density
581.2/km2 (1,505.3/sq mi) (TBD)
GDP (PPP) 2018 estimate
• Total
$4.485 trillion (TBD)
• Per capita
$37,458 (TBD)
GDP (nominal) 2018 estimate
• Total
$2.823 trillion (TBD)
• Per capita
$19,474 (TBD)
Gini (2018) Positive decrease 40.4
medium
HDI (2018) Increase 0.787
high
Currency Zanzibari ryal (﷼) (ZAN)
Time zone UTC+3 (East Africa Time)
Date format dd/mm/yyyy (AH)
Driving side right

Zanzibar, officially the Sultanate of Zanzibar and also spelled Sansibar, is a country within the East African Federation, consisting of the Zanzibar Archipelago.

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