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Mkokotoni Destination Guide

Explore Mkokotoni in Tanzania

Mkokotoni in the region of Zanzibar North with its 2,572 inhabitants is a town in Tanzania - some 242 mi or ( 390 km ) East of Dodoma , the country's capital city .

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Current time in Mkokotoni is now 05:02 PM (Tuesday) . The local timezone is named " Africa/Dar es Salaam " with a UTC offset of 3 hours. Depending on the availability of means of transportation, these more prominent locations might be interesting for you: Zanzibar, Wete, Tunduni, Tanga, and Shangani. Since you are here already, make sure to check out Zanzibar . We encountered some video on the web . Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation. Where to go and what to see in Mkokotoni ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


Sunset at Nungwi beach ( Zanzibar )

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Sunset at Nungwi beach ..

Zanzibar roadside, Tanzania

2:55 min by IbnIbnBattuta
Views: 823 Rating: 5.00 - The view as we drove up the west coast of the island of Zanzibar, Tanzania, Indian Ocean. ..

Zanzibar Traffic Police

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Malaika in Zanzibar by the Coconuts Band

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Cool evening at he Uroa Bay Beach Resort in November 2011 in Zanzibar. This rendition of Malaika in Swahili sounds very authentic and I just love it. What do you think. By the way Zanzibar is a great ..

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Interesting facts about this location


Mkokotoni is a city located on the Tanzanian island of Unguja (Zanzibar). The city serves as capital of the Zanzibar North region.

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Located at -5.88 39.27 (Lat./Long.); Less than 2 km away
Tags: Cities in Zanzibar, Regional capitals in Tanzania, Zanzibar North Region


Tumbatu Island is the third-largest island making up Zanzibar, part of Tanzania in east Africa. The island is located off the northwest coast of Zanzibar's main island, Unguja. The island is eight kilometres long and is surrounded by a reef, making it somewhat isolated from the rest of Zanzibar, even though its southern shore is only two kilometres from Mkokotoni on Unguja.

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Located at -5.82 39.22 (Lat./Long.); Less than 7 km away
Tags: Islands of Zanzibar


Matemwe is a village on the north-eastern coast of Unguja, the main island of the Zanzibar Archipelago, between Mwangaseni and Kigomani. Its economy is mostly based on seaweed farming and fishing.

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Located at -5.87 39.35 (Lat./Long.); Less than 11 km away
Tags: Populated places in Zanzibar

Mnemba Island

Mnemba Island is a single small island located about 2 km off the northeast coast of Unguja, the largest island of the Zanzibar Archipelago, Tanzania, opposite Matemwe Beach. It is roughly triangular in shape, about 500 m in diameter and about 1.5 km in circumference. It is surrounded by an oval reef seven by four kilometres in extent. These reefs have been declared a Marine Conservation area.

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Located at -5.82 39.38 (Lat./Long.); Less than 16 km away
Tags: Zanzibar Archipelago


Nungwi is a fishermen's village and a tourist attraction located at the northernmost tip of Unguja (Zanzibar), East Africa. In the past it was mostly known as a dhow boatyard. Until the 1990s, the local population was opposed to tourism, so Nungwi's beach is one of the last in the area to host hotels and other touristic structures.

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Located at -5.73 39.30 (Lat./Long.); Less than 17 km away
Tags: Populated places in Zanzibar

Historical Weather

temperature and rainfall during the year in Mkokotoni