According to ALLCITYCODES.COM, the area code of Tanzania is +255. It is a country located in East Africa with an estimated population of 57 million people. Kiswahili and English are the official languages, although many other languages are spoken throughout the country. Tanzania has a tropical climate characterized by hot and humid weather year round with temperatures ranging from 13 to 32 degrees Celsius. The rainy season usually occurs between October and April while the dry season tends to occur between May and September. Tanzania’s culture has been heavily influenced by its history as well as the different ethnic groups that make up its population. Music styles range from traditional folk music such as Taarab or Ndombolo to more modern genres such as R&B or hip-hop while traditional dance often incorporates intricate hand movements accompanied by drums or other instruments. Religion also plays an important role in Tanzanian culture with Christianity being the predominant faith followed by other faiths such as Islam, Hinduism, Buddhism and Judaism. Tanzania is home to many unique species including African Elephant, Black Rhinoceros, Lion, African Wild Dog and Masai Giraffe among many others. There are also several national parks where visitors can explore these animals in their natural habitats such as Serengeti National Park or Selous Game Reserve. Tanzania is a unitary semi-presidential democratic republic. The president is the head of state and government, and is elected by popular vote for a five-year term. The unicameral legislature is the National Assembly, which consists of 264 members elected for five-year terms. Tanzania has a multi-party system with the ruling party being the Chama Cha Mapinduzi (CCM). CCM has been in power since 1977 and currently holds an overwhelming majority in the National Assembly. The opposition parties are largely ineffective, but there have been some signs of increased activity over the past few years. In addition to political parties, there are national organizations such as trade unions and civil society groups that actively engage in Tanzanian politics. LOVERISTS: Features public policy of Tanzania.