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Vuga Destination Guide

Delve into Vuga in Tanzania!

Vuga in the region of Tanga is located in Tanzania - some 238 mi (or 383 km) East of Dodoma, the country's capital.

Interactive map of Vuga

Current time in Vuga is now 05:25 PM (Friday). The local timezone is named "Africa / Dar es Salaam" with an UTC offset of 3 hours. Depending on your travel modalities, these larger destinations might be interesting for you: Zanzibar, Wete, Ukereni, Tanga, Parungu or Mombasa. While being here, make sure to check out Zimbili, Yirihini, Vuga, Pankote, Pangarawe and Gombero as well. We also found some pictures.

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Weather Conditions Today & Next Days Forecast

33°C / 91 °F Heavy intensity rain
Morning Temperature 29°C / 85 °F
Evening Temperature 26°C / 78 °F
Night Temperature 23°C / 73 °F
Chance of rainfall 20%
Air Humidity 57%
Air Pressure 1008.6 hPa
Wind Speed Moderate breeze with 9 km/h (6 mph) from North
Cloud Conditions Scattered clouds, covering 36% of sky
General Conditions Heavy intensity rain

Saturday, 17th of November 2018
Heavy intensity rain, light breeze, overcast clouds.
Heavy intensity rain Day: 25°C (77 °F)
Night: 23°C (74 °F)
Sunday, 18th of November 2018
Scattered clouds, light breeze.
Scattered clouds Day: 27°C (81 °F)
Night: 24°C (75 °F)
Monday, 19th of November 2018
Light rain, gentle breeze, few clouds.
Light rain Day: 29°C (84 °F)
Night: 24°C (74 °F)


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Interesting facts about this location

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 -4.92, 38.97 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 12 mi away.
Tags:Rivers of Tanzania

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 -4.92, 38.97 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 14 mi away.
Tags:Football venues in Tanzania, 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 -4.92, 38.97 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 14 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 -4.92, 38.97 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 14 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

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 -4.92, 38.97 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 14 mi away.
Tags:Cities in Tanzania, Port cities in Tanzania, Regional capitals in Tanzania, Tanga Region, Tanga, Tanzania

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