geographical name \dō-ˈdō-(ˌ)mä\

Definition of DODOMA

town NE cen Tanzania, the nation's legislative


geographical name    (Concise Encyclopedia)

City (pop., 2002: 149,180), Tanzania. Designated the national capital since 1974, it awaits complete transfer of official functions from Dar es Salaam, the current capital. Located in a sparsely populated agricultural region at an elevation of 3,720 ft (1,135 m), it is a market centre for the surrounding area. Industries produce wood and furniture, beverages, processed food, soap, and oil.


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