in Karatu District of Arusha Region, Tanzania
- Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
- -3.333 and 35.667 (Lat./Lng.)
- Coordinates by Time:
- S -3° 19' 59" and E 35° 40' 0"
- Currency and Currency Code:
- Shilling - TZS
- Spoken languages:
- Swahili, English, Arabic
- Local electricity:
- 230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: G)
- Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
- 900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
- Local Time: 03:00 PM (Tuesday)
- Timezone: Africa/Dar_es_Salaam
- UTC/GMT offset: 3 hours
- Sunrise and Sunset:
- 6:24 am and 6:32 pm
- Antipode Coordinates:
- -8.819 and -140.068 (Lat./Lng.)
- Closest place to antipode coordinates:
- This place on Wikipedia
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Safety Score: 3,0 of 5.0 based on data from 9 authorites. Meaning we advice caution when travelling to Tanzania.
Travel warnings are updated daily. Source: Travel Warning Tanzania. Last Update: 2023-09-26 08:36:11
Kiratu in Karatu District (Arusha Region) with it's 19,803 citizens is a place in Tanzania about 196 mi (or 316 km) north of Dodoma, the country's capital city.
Current time in Kiratu is now 03:00 PM (Tuesday). The local timezone is named Africa / Dar es Salaam with an UTC offset of 3 hours. We know of 9 airports near Kiratu, of which one is a larger airport. The closest airport in Tanzania is Lake Manyara Airport in a distance of 11 mi (or 18 km), East. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).
There are several Unesco world heritage sites nearby. The closest heritage site in Tanzania is Kondoa Rock-Art Sites in a distance of 12 mi (or 20 km), East. If you need a hotel, we compiled a list of available hotels close to the map centre further down the page.
While being here, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Babati, Arusha, Longido, Moshi and Singida. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.
Local weather forecast
Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 26°C / 78 °F
|Morning Temperature||15°C / 59 °F|
|Evening Temperature||26°C / 78 °F|
|Night Temperature||20°C / 69 °F|
|Chance of rainfall||0%|
|Air Pressure||1014 hPa|
|Wind Speed||Gentle Breeze with 7 km/h (4 mph) from North-West|
|Cloud Conditions||Broken clouds, covering 54% of sky|
|General Conditions||Broken clouds|
Wednesday, 27th of September 2023
25°C (78 °F)
20°C (68 °F)
Broken clouds, gentle breeze.
Thursday, 28th of September 2023
24°C (76 °F)
20°C (68 °F)
Overcast clouds, gentle breeze.
Friday, 29th of September 2023
24°C (76 °F)
20°C (68 °F)
Scattered clouds, gentle breeze, broken clouds.
Hotels and Places to Stay
Videos from this area
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Highview Hotel Karatu
ZARA Tanzania Adventures Highview Hotel is located for visits to neighbouring Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Karatu Village, Lake Manyara and Lake Eyasi. It is the perfect stopping off point...
Willkommen bei Karibuni Teil 2 - Welcome to Karibuni
Erhaschen Sie einen Einblick in das Leben unserer Waisenkinder in Karatu.
Willkommen bei Karibuni Teil 1 - Welcome to Karibuni
In diesem Video können Sie unser Waisenhaus in Karatu mitsamt seinen Bewohnern kennenlernen.
Olduvai Tented Camp Soohyung's photos around Olduvai, Tanzania (olduvai tented camp tanzania)
Preview of Soohyung's blog at TravelPod. Read the full blog here: http://www.travelpod.com/travel-blog-entries/soohyung/tanzania/1157234400/tpod.html This blog preview was made by TravelPod...
The Technology Tent Part 2
Blackboard and spreadsheet practice and Banjika Secondary School in Karatu, Tanzania.
Godparents for Tanzania
Godparents for Tanzania-G4TZ- is a non-profit, 501(c)(3) public charity that provides scholarships to over 120 students in the Kilimanjaro and Karatu regions of Tanzania.
A short movie of Kitela Lodge we took while in northern Tanzania in November 2013. For more footage and photos please go to http://thetanzaniaspecialists.net
Gibb's Farm : Rhythm of the Day
Gibbs Farm in northern Tanzania follows a rhythm of the day that travellers are invited to share - making muffins, roasting coffee and meeting artists and Maasai healers.
Gibb's Farm, Ngorongoro Crater
http://www.sunsafaris.com/safari/tanzania/ngorongoro-crater/gibbs-farm.html View from the balcony of Gibb's Farm, situated on the outer slopes of the Ngorongoro Crater offering magnificent...
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Attractions and noteworthy things
Distances are based on the centre of the city/town and sightseeing location. This list contains brief abstracts about monuments, holiday activities, national parcs, museums, organisations and more from the area as well as interesting facts about the region itself. Where available, you'll find the corresponding homepage. Otherwise the related wikipedia article.
Karatu District is one of the six districts in the Arusha Region of Tanzania. It is bordered by the Ngorongoro District to the north, the Shinyanga Region to the west, the Monduli District to the east, and the Manyara Region to the south and southeast. According to the 2002 Tanzania National Census, the population of the Karatu District was 178,434.
Karatu (Tanzanian ward)
Karatu is an administrative ward in the Karatu district of the Arusha Region of Tanzania. According to the 2002 census, the ward has a total population of 17,922.
These are some bigger and more relevant cities in the wider vivinity of Kiratu.
This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know: