Tanzania officially the United Republic of Tanzania, is a country in East Africa within the African Great Lakes region. Tanzania's population of 44.9 million is highly diverse, composed of numerous ethnic, linguistic, and religious groups.
Tanzania has four international airports, along with over 100 small airports or landing strips; airport infrastructure tends to be in poor condition. Airlines in Tanzania include Air Tanzania, Precision Air, Fastjet, Coastal Aviation, and ZanAir. Several modern hydrofoil boats provide transportation across the Indian Ocean between Dar es Salaam and Zanzibar.