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WHEN WAS DODOMA MADE CAPITAL CITY?????
yeah, i think the capital is still Dar es Salam, although Dodoma is being planned to be the new capital
- Dodoma is the capital city now. According to this website it was announced as so in 1974. The exact date of the change seems to be unclear (was there an official date?) but Dodoma is definitely the national capital now. Woodwardmw 15:45, 27 May 2006 (UTC)
The article on Tanzania says the capital moved from Dar es Salaam in 1996, the article on Dar es Salaam says 1974, the article on Dodoma says plans were made in 1973 and the the National Assembly moved in 1996. Seems to me we need one consistent answer. Perhaps: "Plans were made in the early 1970s to move the capital inland to Dodoma. These plans were approved in 1974, the National Assembly did not move until 1996 and many government offices remain in the old capital." DavisGL (talk) 07:39, 5 July 2009 (UTC)
- Michael Palin - Pole to Pole - Day 101: Lake Manyara to Dodoma
- Michael Palin - Pole to Pole - Day 102: Dodoma to Kigoma
The shift from Dar es Salaam to Dodoma was part of the presidental aspirations for a philosophy of African socialism in Tanzania. It thus represented a radical departure from European concepts of the characteristics and the function of a capital city. The site of Dodoma in central Tanzania ... Dodoma was located at a main transportation node and thus avoided the high costs of installing facilities...
A. J. Christopher "Continuity and Change of African Capitals" Geographical Review > Vol. 75, No. 1 (Jan., 1985), pp. 44-57
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_cities_in_Tanzania shows population in Tansania till 2007. DEFINITIVELY it is not of 2002... --Wikistallion (talk) 11:26, 18 October 2012 (UTC)