Tanga Destination Guide
Explore Tanga in Tanzania.
Tanga in the region of Tanga with it's 224,876 inhabitants is a town in Tanzania - some 243 mi (or 391 km) East of Dodoma, the country's capital city.
Current time in Tanga is now 12:20 PM (Saturday). The local timezone is named "Africa / Dar es Salaam" with an UTC offset of 3 hours. Depending on the availability of means of transportation, these more prominent locations might be interesting for you: Zimbili, Zanzibar, Wete, Vyeru, Ukereni or Mombasa. Since you are here already, make sure to check out . We encountered some videos in the web. Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation.
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Zanzibar Pemba and Tanga Dcm's photos a...
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Tanga Tanzania (Popatlal Secondary Schoo...
Pictures Taken on 1st of june 2012 in Tanga
Kwekitui Library Project Tanzania PART ...
A documentary of Colleen and Sarah's trip and the construction of the library that they fundraised to build with Tanga Youth Development Association and Africa Community Technical Service
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Interesting facts about this location
Mkwakwani Stadium is a multi-use stadium in Tanga, Tanzania. It is currently used mostly for football matches and serves as the home venue for Coastal Union. It currently holds 10,000 people.
Tanga is both the name of the most northerly seaport city of Tanzania, and the surrounding Tanga Region. It is the Regional Headquarters of the region. With a population of 243,580 in 2002, Tanga is one of the largest cities in the country. It is a quiet city compared to, for example, Arusha or Moshi with a comparable number of inhabitants. The city of Tanga sits on the Indian Ocean, near the border with Kenya. Major exports from the port of Tanga include sisal, coffee, tea, and cotton.
Located at -5.07, 39.1 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 0 mi away.
Toten Island is situated off the Tanga harbour in Tanzania. It is within the Tanga Bay. The Island contains ruins of two mosques and tombs. The name comes from the German word for "dead bodies" alluding to the numerous graves on the island. Until 1854 Toten Island was still inhabited by people. In 1884 the remaining people moved to what is present day Tanga town.
Battle of Tanga
The Battle of Tanga, sometimes also known as the Battle of the Bees, was the unsuccessful attack by the British Indian Expeditionary Force “B” under Major General A.E. Aitken to capture German East Africa (the mainland portion of present-day Tanzania) during World War I in concert with the invasion Force “C” near Longido on the slopes of Mount Kilimanjaro.
Zigi River, in literature also often Sigi River, is a river in the Tanga Region in Tanzania. The river rises in the Amani Nature Reserve in the Usambara Mountains, more precisely in Handei Mountains, at an altitude of 1130 meters and flows for 100 km long course and multiple changes of direction 40 km north of the town of Tanga in the Indian Ocean. Its tributaries are the Kihuhui (from south) and the Musi (from North).
Located at -5.07, 39.1 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 2 mi away.
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