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Dar es Salaam Destination Guide

Delve into Dar es Salaam in Tanzania

Dar es Salaam in the region of Dar es Salaam with its 2,698,652 residents is located in Tanzania - some 246 mi or ( 397 km ) East of Dodoma , the country's capital .

Interactive map of Dar es Salaam

Local time in Dar es Salaam is now 12:09 AM (Thursday) . The local timezone is named " Africa/Dar es Salaam " with a UTC offset of 3 hours. Depending on your mobility, these larger destinations might be interesting for you: Zanzibar, Ukonga, Ubungo, Tabata, and Pugu. While being here, you might want to check out Zanzibar . We discovered some clip posted online . Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation. Are you curious about the possible sightsseing spots and facts in Dar es Salaam ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.



4:01 min by jahazimedia
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Baikoko is the latest craze in night entertainment around Dar es Salaam. Baikoko groups play in roadside bars, at weddings or being invited as an added attraction to rusha roho. The young man who star ..

Driving Dar es Salaam City - Tanzania

23:21 min by rndomn8
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We are driving in Tanzania's largest city Dar es Salaam. The video begins on the MV Magogoni Ferry and proceeds through the city and then onto the A7 as we depart Dar es Salaam. ..

Lady Jay Dee on her 2011 plans (MichuziBlog)

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Lady Jay Dee, flanked by hubby Gadna G. Habash and promoter 'Seven' talks about her plans for 2011 during a press conference held at the Paradise City hotel in Dar es salaam December 30, 2010 ..

Dar es Salaam Marine Port

3:13 min by rndomn8
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From the Zanzibar ferry gate we see a sailing boat entering the harbour and container ships docked at Dar Es Salaam Marine Port. ..

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Interesting facts about this location

Benjamin William Mkapa Pension Tower

Mafuta House is one of the tallest buildings in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. It is a multi-million U.S. Dollar building owned by the National Social Security Fund (NSSF) that will be used for retail and commercial space. After a 5 year halt due to lack of funds by its previous owners, Tanzania Petroleum Development Corporation (TPDC) and the National Housing Corporation (NHC), its construction resumed in late 2004 when NSSF purchased the unfinished building and continued the construction.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at -6.82 39.29 (Lat./Long.); Less than 2 km away
Tags: Buildings and structures in Dar es Salaam, Visitor attractions in Tanzania

Ilala District

Ilala District is one of three districts in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, the others being Temeke to the South and Kinondoni to the North. The 2002 National Tanzania Census states the population for Ilala as 634,924. http://www. tanzania. go. tz/census/census/districts/ilala. htm The area is 273 km². Ilala is commonly referred to as 'Downtown Dar', where much of the commerce, banking, and national offices are located.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at -6.82 39.25 (Lat./Long.); Less than 2 km away
Tags: Dar es Salaam, Dar es Salaam Region, Ilala District, Populated places in the Dar es Salaam Region

Dar es Salaam International Conference Centre

The Dar es Salaam International Conference Centre (DICC) is a conference centre located in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. Mohamed A Nur is the founder and managing director of the City Garden Group. Dar es Salaam International Conference Centre was founded in 2004 and is located in the heart of the business district. The conference centre has a total capacity of 300 persons and a small conference room that can accommodate up to 80 persons.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at -6.81 39.29 (Lat./Long.); Less than 2 km away
Tags: Buildings and structures in Dar es Salaam, Convention centres in Tanzania

Bank of Tanzania

The Bank of Tanzania (Swahili: Benki Kuu ya Tanzania) is the central bank of the United Republic of Tanzania. It is responsible for issuing the national currency, the Tanzanian shilling. The bank was established under the Bank of Tanzania Act 1965. However, in 1995, the government decided that the central bank had too many responsibilities, and was thus hindering its other objectives.

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Located at -6.82 39.29 (Lat./Long.); Less than 3 km away
Tags: 1965 establishments in Tanzania, Banks established in 1965, Banks of Tanzania, Central banks, Economy of Tanzania, Government of Tanzania


Kimara is an administrative ward in the Kinondoni district of the Dar es Salaam Region of Tanzania. According to the 2002 census, the ward has a total population of 66,288.

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Located at -6.80 39.27 (Lat./Long.); Less than 3 km away
Tags: Wards of Tanzania


Historical Weather

temperature and rainfall during the year in Dar es Salaam