Dar es Salaam is the former capital as well as the most populous city in Tanzania and a regionally important economic centre. Situated on the Swahili drift, the city is one of the quickest developing urban areas on the planet. Until 1974, Dar es Salaam filled in as Tanzania's capital city, and soon thereafter the capital city initiated exchanging to Dodoma, which was authoritatively finished in 1996. Be that as it may, starting at 2017, it keeps on residual a focal point of focal government organization, in spite of the fact that this is presently completely moving to Dodoma. Also, it is Tanzania's most noticeable city in expressions, mold, media, music, film and TV and a main monetary focus, with the Dar es Salaam Stock Exchange DSE being the nation's first and most critical stock trade market.
The city is the main landing and takeoff point for most vacationers who visit Tanzania, including the national parks for safaris and the islands of Unguja and Pemba. Dar es Salaam is likewise the biggest and most crowded Swahili-talking city on the planet. It is the capital of the co-broad Dar es Salaam Region, which is one of Tanzania's 31 managerial locales and comprises of five areas: Kinondoni in the north, Ilala in the inside, Ubungo, Temeke in the south and Kigamboni in the east over the Kurasini spring. The area had a populace of 4,364,541 as of the authority 2012 evaluation.