Zanzibar is an archipelago of two main islands (Unguja and Pemba) and about 52 islets.
Land area:Â Â It covers 2332 (Unguja- 1464 and Pemba- 868) square kilometers
Political:Â Â Â Â It was united with Tanganyika in 1964 to form the United RepublicÂ Â ofÂ Tanzania.
Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â The Revolutionary Government of Zanzibar has s separate executive, legislative and judicial structure.
Location:Â Â Â Â It is located 35Km off the coast of Mainland Tanzania.
Accessibility:Â It is accessible by air and sea. It has its own airports which serve both domestic and international flights.
Roads:Â Â Â Â Â Â A network of tarmac road covers most of investment areas. A passable network of tertiary road reaches all rural areas.
Electricity:Â Â Â The applicable current is 220V, which conforms to British standards.
Climate:Â Â Â Â Â It is tropical, hot & sunny. On average there are over 2750 hoursÂ ofÂ Â sunshine per year.
Local time:Â Â Â 3 hours ahead GMT
Population:Â Â Â About 1.3 million (2012 census), at growth rate of 2.8%.
GDP Growth rate:Â 7.0% (2019)
GDP Percapita:Â Â Â US$ 951 (2019)
Culture:Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Swahili culture (cocktail of African, Arabian and Indian).
Official language:Â Â Kiswahili & English