Country's richest city and a regionally important economic centre. Dar es Salaam is an administrative province within Tanzania. The city is situated on a massive natural harbour on the Eastern coast of Africa, with sandy beaches in some areas. There are several international restaurants which has to offer a rich and internationalized diversity of cuisine. Its architecture a legacy of Swahili, colonial and Asian influences, is a city that heaves with energy and emotion, belying its translated name of 'Haven of Peace'. Dar es Salaam features a tropical wet and dry climate, with two different rainy seasons.