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A NEW CHAPTER IN DAR ES SALAAM’S CITY TRANSFORMATION

Africa | Dar Es Salaam

A city poised for change Dar es Salaam is a vibrant and fast growing East African coastal city of 5.7 million people (growth rate projections for 2017 based on 2012 Census data and The World Bank) with a population expected to more than double over the next 15 years. The city’s past has been heavily influenced by early Arab and German colonists before falling under British rule following the end of World War one until Tanzania secured its independence in December 1961. Today, while state functions are being relocated to Tanzania’s new inland capital Dodoma, Dar es Salaam is expected to become East Africa’s main port and trading center, supplying six inland countries, and it is well positioned to host imports from China, India and elsewhere. The city is divided into a number of distinct quarters and at its core, the central business district (CBD) has a formal,...

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