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Tanzania

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Tanzania

Holidays & Observances in Tanzania

Tanzania is an African country made up of two parts: a mainland area formally known as Tanganyika and an island called Zanzibar. It is made up of African people and Arabs. Religiously Tanzania is very diverse, having almost equal numbers of Christian, Muslim, and indigenous belief followers. Religious festivals vary across the country, but there are many national holidays celebrating important historical events and cultural pride that are celebrated all across the nation.

 

Upcoming Popular Holidays

Country Observances

Holiday Date Country Holiday Common Observance Observance Type Religion/Belief
Christmas Eve Christmas Religious/Beliefs, Popular & Widely Observed Christianity
Christmas Christmas Public, Religious/Beliefs, Popular & Widely Observed Christianity
Boxing Day - St. Stephen's Day Boxing Day - St. Stephen's Day Religious/Beliefs Christianity
National Tree Planting Day - Tanzania Arbor Day / Plant a Tree Day Noteworthy & Common
Good Friday Good Friday Religious/Beliefs Christianity
Easter Easter Religious/Beliefs, Popular & Widely Observed Christianity
Easter Monday Easter Monday Religious/Beliefs Christianity