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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.

Map of the area of Tanga in Tanzania

Current time in Tanga is now 05:50 PM (Wednesday). 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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Weather Conditions Today & Next Days Forecast

33°C / 91 °F Sky is clear
Morning Temperature 28°C / 82 °F
Evening Temperature 30°C / 86 °F
Night Temperature 24°C / 75 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 56%
Air Pressure 1005.1 hPa
Wind Speed Gentle Breeze with 6 km/h (4 mph) from South-West
Cloud Conditions Clear sky, covering 0% of sky
General Conditions Sky is clear

Thursday, 22nd of February 2018
Sky is clear, gentle breeze, clear sky.
Sky is clear Day: 33°C (92 °F)
Night: 25°C (77 °F)
Friday, 23rd of February 2018
Light rain, gentle breeze, clear sky.
Light rain Day: 33°C (92 °F)
Night: 25°C (78 °F)
Saturday, 24th of February 2018
Light rain, gentle breeze, few clouds.
Light rain Day: 32°C (90 °F)
Night: 24°C (76 °F)

Videos

Zanzibar Pemba and Tanga Dcm's photos a...

01:36 min ( November 11, 2010 by TripAdvisorTRIPWOWu)
Views: 1,662 - Rating: 5/5

Preview of Dcm's blog at TravelPod. Read the full blog here: www.travelpod.com This blog preview was made by TravelPod using the TripAdvisor TripWow slideshow creator. Learn more about these videos: w...

Tanga Tanzania (Popatlal Secondary Schoo...

05:16 min ( June 04, 2012 by Alirezameghji)
Views: 331 - Rating: 1/5

Pictures Taken on 1st of june 2012 in Tanga


Kwekitui Library Project Tanzania PART ...

05:28 min ( March 08, 2007 by Saharahcowpoke)
Views: 652 - Rating: 0/5

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

This is beautiful Happydunk's photos aro...

01:33 min ( April 06, 2011 by TripAdvisorTRIPWOW3)
Views: 106 - Rating: 0/5

Preview of Happydunk's blog at TravelPod. Read the full blog here: www.travelpod.com This blog preview was made by TravelPod using the TripAdvisor TripWow slideshow creator. Learn more about these vid...


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Interesting facts about this location

Mkwakwani Stadium

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.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at -5.07, 39.1 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 0 mi away.
Tags:Football venues in Tanzania, Tanga, Tanzania

Tanga, Tanzania

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.

More reading: Tanga, Tanzania homepage
Located at -5.07, 39.1 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 0 mi away.
Tags:Cities in Tanzania, Port cities in Tanzania, Regional capitals in Tanzania, Tanga Region, Tanga, Tanzania

Toten Island

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.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at -5.07, 39.1 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 0 mi away.
Tags:Tanga, Tanzania, Uninhabited islands of Tanzania

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.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at -5.07, 39.1 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 0 mi away.
Tags:1914 in German East Africa, Battles of World War I involving British India, Battles of World War I involving Germany, Battles of World War I involving Indian Princely States, Battles of World War I involving the United Kingdom, Battles of the East African Campaign, Conflicts in 1914, German East Africa, History of Kenya, Military history of Tanzania, Tanga, Tanzania

Zigi River

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).

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at -5.07, 39.1 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 2 mi away.
Tags:Rivers of Tanzania

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