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Look up Tanganyika in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. Tanganyika may refer to: Tanganyika Territory (1916–1961), a former British territory which preceded...

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Lake Tanganyika

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Lake Tanganyika (/ˌtæŋɡənˈjiːkə, -ɡæn-/ TANG-gən-YEE-kə, -⁠gan-; Kirundi: Ikiyaga ca Tanganyika) is an African Great Lake. It is the second-oldest freshwater...

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Tanganyika Territory

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Tanganyika was a colonial territory in East Africa which was administered by the United Kingdom in various guises from 1916 until 1961. It was initially...

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first year of Tanganyika's independence, but now distinctly as Queen of Tanganyika, represented by the governor general.: page 6  Tanganyika also joined...

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List of heads of state of Tanzania

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independence of Tanganyika in 1961 to the present day. From 1961 to 1962 the head of state under the Constitution of 1961 was the Queen of Tanganyika, Elizabeth...

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History of Tanzania

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was formed out of the union of the much larger mainland territory of Tanganyika and the coastal archipelago of Zanzibar. The former was a colony and part...

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Flag of Tanzania

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blue lower triangle. Adopted in 1964 to replace the individual flags of Tanganyika and Zanzibar, it has been the flag of the United Republic of Tanzania...

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Tanganyika laughter epidemic

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The Tanganyika laughter epidemic of 1962 was an outbreak of mass hysteria—or mass psychogenic illness (MPI)—rumored to have occurred in or near the village...

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List of prime ministers of Tanzania

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People's Republic of Zanzibar united with mainland Tanganyika to form the United Republic of Tanganyika and Zanzibar, which was later renamed to the United...

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Coat of arms of Tanzania

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of arms of Tanzania was inspired by that of the Republic of Tanganyika. While the Tanganyika flag ("Independence Flag") was adopted by decree on the day...

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Tanganyika Rifles

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The Tanganyika Rifles was the sole regiment in the Tanganyikan army, from 1961 to 1964. With the independence of Tanganyika in December 1961, the two...

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Queen of Tanganyika

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Elizabeth II was Queen of Tanganyika from 1961 to 1962, when Tanganyika was an independent sovereign state and a constitutional monarchy. She was also...

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List of governors of Tanganyika

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the colony during the East African campaign. The British territory of Tanganyika was established on 20 July 1922, when Britain acquired a mandate to administer...

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Flag of Tanganyika Territory

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flag of Tanganyika between 1916 and 1961 was a British Red Ensign with a giraffe head in a white disk. It was used as the flag of Tanganyika Territory...

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Lake Tanganyika sprat

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The Lake Tanganyika sprat (Stolothrissa tanganicae) is a species of fish in the family Dorosomatidae. It is monotypic within the genus Stolothrissa. It...

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Tanganyika lates

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The Tanganyika lates (Lates angustifrons)is a species of lates perch endemic to Lake Tanganyika. It is a widespread predator on other fishes. This species...

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Julius Nyerere

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anti-colonial activist, politician and political theorist. He governed Tanganyika as prime minister from 1961 to 1962 and then as president from 1962 to...

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Tanzania national football team

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FIFA World Cup. Before uniting with Zanzibar, the team played as the Tanganyika national football team, The team represents both FIFA and Confederation...

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Tanganyika African Association

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The Tanganyika African Association (TAA) was a Tanganyika Territory political association, formed in 1929. It was founded by civil servants including...

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Apostolic Vicariate of Tanganyika

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The Apostolic Vicariate of Tanganyika was a Catholic apostolic vicariate (missionary pre-diocesan jurisdiction) of the White Fathers missionary order at...

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East African Plateau

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The East African Plateau is a large plateau in the eastern part of central Africa in Uganda, Kenya and Tanzania. Its elevation is mostly between 1000 and...

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is also referred to as ruby in zoisite, ruby zoisite, ruby-zoisite or Tanganyika artstone. The contrasting colours make anyolite a popular material for...

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The Tanganyika sardine is a term for two related species (Lake Tanganyika sardine, Limnothrissa miodon and Lake Tanganyika sprat, Stolothrissa tanganicae)...

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Battle for Lake Tanganyika

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The Battle for Lake Tanganyika was a series of naval engagements that took place between elements of the Royal Navy, Force Publique and the Kaiserliche...

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Lake Tanganyika sardine

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Lake Tanganyika sardine (Limnothrissa miodon) is a species of freshwater fish in the family Dorosomatidae which was endemic to Lake Tanganyika but which...

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Tanganyika groundnut scheme

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The Tanganyika groundnut scheme, or East Africa groundnut scheme, was a failed attempt by the British government to cultivate tracts of its African trust...

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Tanganyika killifish

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The Tanganyika killifish (Lamprichthys tanganicanus) is a species of poeciliid endemic to Lake Tanganyika, where it forms large schools, mainly close...

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