Zanzibar Island Tanzania

The island of Zanzibar is a semi autonomous province of Tanzania on Africa’s East Coast. The name “Tanzania”, which came into being in the early 1960’s, is a combination of the original colonial name Tanganyika, Zanzibar and Azania (the ancient Greek and Roman name for the East coast of Africa). There are several islands in the Zanzibar Archipelago, the main island, commonly known as Zanzibar Island, is officially called Unguja, and it’s been inhabited for at least 20 000 years. […]