Sultanate of Zanzibar

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Ibadite Sultanate of Zanzibar

Zanzibar Sultanate
19th century–turn of 20th century
Flag of Zanzibar Empire
Flag
CapitalZanzibar city
Common languagesSwahili
Religion
Ibadism
GovernmentMonarchy
Sultan 
History 
• Established
19th century
• 
Mid-19th century
• Decline
turn of 20th century
Currencyshilling
Preceded by
Succeeded by
20px Azania
Jubaland
Today part ofZanzibar archipelago

The Sultanate of Zanzibar was an Ibadite kingdom in East Africa. It was under the influence of the Omani Muscat Sultanate at first. It came to an end when the British East Africa colony was established. This means it ended at the turn of the twentieth century.[1]

References[change | change source]

  1. Lodhi, Abdulaziz Y. "The Arabs in Zanzibar: from sultanate to peoples' republic." Institute of Muslim Minority Affairs. Journal 7.2 (1986): 404-418.