Dar es Salaam
in Ilala of Dar es Salaam Region, Tanzania
- Mwalimu Julius K. Nyerere International Airport (6 mi)
- Zanzibar Airport (42 mi)
- Mafia Island Airport (80 mi)
- Pemba Airport (114 mi)
- Tanga Airport (120 mi)
- Kilwa Masoko Airport (147 mi)
- Lushoto Airport (156 mi)
- Ukunda Airstrip (176 mi)
- Ruins of Kilwa Kisiwani and Ruins of Songo Mnara (Unesco heritage, 23 mi)
- Stone Town of Zanzibar (Unesco heritage, 68 mi)
- Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
- -6.823 and 39.270 (Lat./Lng.)
- Coordinates by Time:
- S -6° 49' 24" and E 39° 16' 10"
- 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: 11:56 AM (Sunday)
- Timezone: Africa/Dar_es_Salaam
- UTC/GMT offset: 3 hours
- Sunrise and Sunset:
- 6:27 am and 6:13 pm
- Antipode Coordinates:
- -8.819 and -140.068 (Lat./Lng.)
- Closest place to antipode coordinates:
- This place on Wikipedia
- This place on Geonames.org
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: 2023-05-28 07:34:19
Discover Dar es Salaam
Dar es Salaam in Ilala (Dar es Salaam Region) with it's 2,698,652 citizens is a town in Tanzania about 246 mi (or 397 km) east of Dodoma, the country's capital city.
Current time in Dar es Salaam is now 11:56 AM (Sunday). The local timezone is named Africa / Dar es Salaam with an UTC offset of 3 hours. We know of 8 airports near Dar es Salaam. The closest airport in Tanzania is Mwalimu Julius K. Nyerere International Airport in a distance of 6 mi (or 10 km), South-West. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).
There are two Unesco world heritage sites nearby. The closest heritage site in Tanzania is Ruins of Kilwa Kisiwani and Ruins of Songo Mnara in a distance of 23 mi (or 37 km), South-East. Looking for a place to stay? we compiled a list of available hotels close to the map centre further down the page.
When in this area, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Kibaha, Zanzibar, Koani, Mkokotoni and Morogoro. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.
Local weather forecast
Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 25°C / 77 °F
|Morning Temperature||22°C / 72 °F|
|Evening Temperature||24°C / 75 °F|
|Night Temperature||23°C / 73 °F|
|Chance of rainfall||11%|
|Air Pressure||1017 hPa|
|Wind Speed||Gentle Breeze with 8 km/h (5 mph) from North|
|Cloud Conditions||Overcast clouds, covering 87% of sky|
|General Conditions||Moderate rain|
Monday, 29th of May 2023
29°C (84 °F)
24°C (75 °F)
Light rain, gentle breeze, few clouds.
Tuesday, 30th of May 2023
28°C (83 °F)
24°C (75 °F)
Light rain, moderate breeze, few clouds.
Wednesday, 31st of May 2023
29°C (84 °F)
24°C (75 °F)
Light rain, gentle breeze, scattered clouds.
Hotels and Places to Stay
Sea Cliff Hotel
Hyatt Regency Dar es Salaam
Ramada Encore Dar Es Salaam
Southern Sun Hotel Dar es Salaam
Colosseum Square Luxury Apartments
Best Western CBD Hotel
Golden Tulip City Center
HARBOUR VIEW SUITES
Colosseum Boutique Hotel & Spa
Protea Hotel Dar es Salaam Oyster Bay
Videos from this area
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The Best Tanzanian Food I Have Ever Eaten at Grace Shop
For incredible home cooked Tanzanian food in Dar Es Salaam, you should go to Grace Shop. Details here ...
Tanzania, Dar es Salaam, Boarding Schools, phase 2: Bednet distribution
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Zanzibar Mix and other Indian Tanzanian Street Food Snacks
One of the most popular Tanzanian street food snacks is the incredible creation known as Zanzibar Mix. Click here to see the full article - http://migrationology.com/?p=16486 There's a big...
Kariakoo Market in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
Walk through the fruit market portion of the massive Kariakoo Market in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.
Dar es Salaam City Fire, Ilala Rescue Tender, Inside View MB1113
Rescue Tender der City Fire and Rescue Dar es Salaam, Ilala Station. Auf dem Weg zu einem gemeldeten Busunglück nahe der Feuerwache. Bei dem Fahrzeug handelt es sich um ein ehemaliges ...
Tanzanian Mishkaki - Beef and Chicken Kebabs
Mishkaki is one of the best Tanzanian foods. Eat delicious mishkaki here: http://migrationology.com/2013/11/mishkaki-tanzania-alis-restaurant/ One of my favorite meals to eat when I visit...
Ndizi na Nyama, Meat and Bananas at Holiday Out (not your typical Holiday Inn)
There's a restaurant in Dar Es Salaam known as Holiday Out; It's across the street from the former Holiday Inn. You can read about it here: http://migrationology.com/?p=16474 So one day in...
Night biking Tanzania Part II: Big Dirt outside Dar es Salaam
From the busy tarmac streets to the big dirt roads. Leaving Dar for Pugu Hills in the dark.
Wakazi wa jiji la Dar es Salaam wajitokeza pembezoni mwa barabara kumlaki Obama Mobile)
USA president Barack Obama and his family when they arrived in Tanzania on july1 2013.
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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Miburani is an administrative ward in the Temeke district of the Dar es Salaam Region of Tanzania. According to the 2002 census, the ward has a total population of 41,176.
Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences
Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences (MUHAS) is the only public university for health sciences in Tanzania.
Azania Front Lutheran Church
The Azania Front Lutheran Church is a Lutheran church in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, serving as a cathedral for the local diocese. It is among the most well-known landmarks and tourist attractions of the city. It is in the city center, close to the ocean, facing the harbour. It was built by the German missionaries in 1898, in the Bavarian style of the time, with a red-tiled roof, tiled canopies over the windows and bright white walls.
Julius Nyerere International Convention Centre
The Julius Nyerere International Convention Centre (JNICC) is an ultra modern convention centre located in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. It is named after Julius Nyerere, Tanzania's first president.
These districts belong to Dar es Salaam.
- Keko Chini
- Keko Juu
- Koko Beach
- Oyster Bay
- Sea View
- Shimo la Udongo
These are districts that are close by, but belong to a different city than Dar es Salaam.Popular in vicinity
These are some bigger and more relevant cities in the wider vivinity of Dar es Salaam.
This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
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