Arusha is a city in north eastern Tanzania and the capital of the Arusha Region, with a populace of 416,442 plus 323,198 inside the surrounding Arusha District. Located under Mount Meru at the jap edge of the japanese branch of the Great Rift Valley, Arusha has a temperate climate. The city is near the Serengeti National Park, the Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Lake Manyara National Park, Olduvai Gorge, Tarangire National Park, Mount Kilimanjaro, and Arusha National Park on Mount Meru.
Arusha is a major international diplomatic hub.
It hosts the East African Community. From 1994 to 2015, the city additionally hosted the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda, but that entity has ceased operations. It is a multicultural metropolis with a majority Tanzanian populace of mixed backgrounds: indigenous African, Arab-Tanzanian and Indian-Tanzanian population, plus a small European and an American minority populace. Religions of the Arushan populace encompass Christianity, Islam, Sikhism and Hinduism.