Natural Resources in Tanzania

Natural resources in Tanzania include;

Minerals

Coal reserves

Tanzania has coal reserves of up to 5 billion tonnes

Diamonds

Tanzania has been a significant diamond producer in the region, with over 300 kimberlites reserved confirmed in the country.

Gold

Tanzania’s has proven gold reserves in excess of 36 Moz (1000 t). Major gold fields are located in Geita, Kahama, Musoma, Tarime, Mpanda and Chunya districts

Natural gas

Tanzania has raised its estimate of recoverable natural gas reserves to 33 trillion cubic feet (tcf)

Other natural resources

  • Nickel
  • Phosphates
  • Hydropower
  • Tin
  • Cobalt
  • Tanzanite
  • Coal
  • Uranium

National parks

Tanzania has over 14 National Parks which include;

 

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