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Ibadite Sultanate of Zanzibar

Zanzibar Sultanate
19th century–turn of 20th century
Flag of Zanzibar Empire
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Capital Zanzibar city
  • Qelafo
  • Merca
Common languages Swahili
Religion
Ibadism
Government Monarchy
Sultan  
History  
• Established
19th century
• 
Mid-19th century
• Decline
turn of 20th century
Currency shilling
Preceded by
Succeeded by
Azania
Jubaland
Today part of Zanzibar 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.

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