Kigoma Destination Guide
Explore Kigoma in Tanzania.
Kigoma in the region of Kigoma with it's 164,268 inhabitants is located in Tanzania - some 430 mi (or 692 km) West of Dodoma, the country's capital city.
Time in Kigoma is now 07:08 PM (Tuesday). The local timezone is named "Africa / Dar es Salaam" with an UTC offset of 3 hours. Depending on your budget, these more prominent locations might be interesting for you: Tabora, Simbo, Ngeru, Mwanza, Mtatanga or Rutana. Since you are here already, consider visiting Ujiji, Mwanga, Mwandiga, Kigoma, Kagongo and Lutale. We saw some hobby films in the internet. Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation.
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Kiganza Wedding - Families Unite
When the women of the bride's family and friends approaches those of the groom in a Tanzanian village wedding, they sing to join the Groom's family. Then both families sing and dance, physically swirl...
Sport Court and Beyond Sport deliver a l...
Sport Court and Beyond Sport deliver a lasting sports legacy for the city of Kigoma, Tanzania
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Interesting facts about this location
Kigoma is a town and lake port in western Tanzania, on the eastern shore of Lake Tanganyika and close to the border with Burundi. It serves as the capital for the surrounding Kigoma Region and has a population of 135,234 (2007 census) and an elevation of 775 m. The historic trading town of Ujiji is 6 km south-east of Kigoma.
Located at -4.88, 29.63 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi away.
Lake Tanganyika Stadium
Lake Tanganyika Stadium is a multi-purpose stadium in Kigoma, Tanzania. It is currently used mostly for football matches. The stadium holds 20,000.
Located at -4.88, 29.63 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 3 mi away.
Ujiji is the oldest town in western Tanzania, located about 6 miles (10 km) south of Kigoma. In 1900, the population was estimated at 10,000 and in 1967 about 4,100. Part of the Kigoma/Ujiji urban area, the regional population was about 50,000 in 1978. Ujiji is the place where Richard Burton and John Speke first reached the shore of Lake Tanganyika in 1858. It is also the site of the famous meeting on October 28, 1871 when Henry Stanley found Dr.
Located at -4.88, 29.63 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 4 mi away.
Gombe Stream National Park
Gombe Stream National Park is located in western Kigoma Region, Tanzania, 10 miles (20 km) north of Kigoma, the capital of Kigoma Region. Established in 1968, Gombe is the smallest national park in Tanzania, with only 20 square miles of forest running along the hills of the eastern shore of Lake Tanganyika. The terrain is distinguished by steep valleys, and the forest vegetation ranges from grassland to alpine bamboo to tropical rainforest.
Located at -4.88, 29.63 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 15 mi away.
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