Dar es Salaam
in Ilala of Dar es Salaam Region, Tanzania

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Location Summary
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: 10:45 AM (Friday)
Timezone: Africa/Dar_es_Salaam
UTC/GMT offset: 3 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
6:30 am and 6:24 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-8.819 and -140.068 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
Anaho
References
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Current travel safety evaluation for Tanzania in Eastern Africa

Safety Score: 3,6 of 5.0 based on data from 9 authorites. Meaning please reconsider your need to travel to Tanzania.

Travel warnings are updated daily. Source: Travel Warning Tanzania. Last Update: 2020-08-13 07:22:56

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 10:45 AM (Friday). 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: 29°C / 85 °F

Morning Temperature 21°C / 70 °F
Evening Temperature 26°C / 79 °F
Night Temperature 23°C / 73 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 47%
Air Pressure 1015 hPa
Wind Speed Gentle Breeze with 8 km/h (5 mph) from North-West
Cloud Conditions Clear sky, covering 0% of sky
General Conditions Sky is clear

Saturday, 15th of August 2020

30°C (85 °F)
23°C (73 °F)
Sky is clear, gentle breeze, clear sky.

Sunday, 16th of August 2020

28°C (82 °F)
23°C (74 °F)
Moderate rain, gentle breeze, overcast clouds.

Monday, 17th of August 2020

28°C (82 °F)
22°C (72 °F)
Light rain, gentle breeze, broken clouds.

Hotels and Places to Stay

Sea Cliff Hotel

Address
4,6 mi
Toure Drive, Masaki, 00100
3030 Dar es Salaam
Tanzania

Time Information

Checkout: 11:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


Hyatt Regency Dar es Salaam

Address
1,7 mi
Kivukoni Street P.O. Box 9574 Dar es Salaam
null Dar Es Salaam
Tanzania

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Ramada Encore Dar Es Salaam

Address
1,7 mi
Ghana Avenue
Dar es Salaam
Tanzania

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 12:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


Southern Sun Hotel Dar es Salaam

Address
1,9 mi
Garden Avenue 1
80022 Dar es Salaam
Tanzania

Time Information

Checkout: 14:00 - Checkin: 10:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


Colosseum Square Luxury Apartments

Address
4,4 mi
Uganda Avenue 188
Dar es Salaam
Tanzania

Time Information

Checkout: 10:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


Best Western CBD Hotel

Address
0,7 mi
Nkurumah Street
2585 Dar es Salaam
Tanzania

Time Information

Checkout: 11:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


Golden Tulip City Center

Address
1,1 mi
Jamhur Street
00255 Dar es Salaam
Tanzania

Time Information

Checkout: 11:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


HARBOUR VIEW SUITES

Address
1,1 mi
JM MALL CENTRE SAMORA AVENUE
NONE Dar Es Salaam
Tanzania

Time Information

Checkout: 11:00 - Checkin: 12:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Colosseum Boutique Hotel & Spa

Address
3,5 mi
Haile Selassie Rd 79
Dar es Salaam
Tanzania

Time Information

Checkout: 10:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


Protea Hotel Dar es Salaam Oyster Bay

Address
3,0 mi
Corner of Haile Selassie & Ali Hassan Mwinyi Rd
2158 Dar es Salaam
Tanzania

Time Information

Checkout: 11:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Videos from this area

These are videos related to the place based on their proximity to this place.

The Best Tanzanian Food I Have Ever Eaten at Grace Shop

Published: December 15, 2013
Length: 19:16 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: Mark Wiens

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

Published: February 18, 2013
Length: 47:06 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: AgainstMalaria

Tanzania is one of the countries worst affected by malaria. The majority of the country is malaria endemic. Approximately 200 boarding schools across Tanzania, where some of the poorest students...


Zanzibar Mix and other Indian Tanzanian Street Food Snacks

Published: October 23, 2013
Length: 02:54 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: Mark Wiens

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

Published: September 25, 2012
Length: 03:35 min
Rating: 3 of 5
Author: Michael Noel

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

Published: March 29, 2013
Length: 05:24 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: Philipp K

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

Published: January 01, 2014
Length: 39:48 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: Mark Wiens

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)

Published: October 30, 2013
Length: 00:05 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: Mark Wiens

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

Published: October 05, 2012
Length: 16:51 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Osadabwa

From the busy tarmac streets to the big dirt roads. Leaving Dar for Pugu Hills in the dark.


Dar Es Salaam Traffic

Published: May 23, 2013
Length: 01:23 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Svetislav Golubovic


Wakazi wa jiji la Dar es Salaam wajitokeza pembezoni mwa barabara kumlaki Obama Mobile)

Published: July 26, 2013
Length: 10:11 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: C D S B Cash Dollars Baby

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.

Located at -6.81583, 39.2942 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Economy of Tanzania, Government of Tanzania, Central banks, Banks of Tanzania, 1965 establishments in Tanzania, Banks established in 1965

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.

Located at -6.824, 39.249 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Dar es Salaam, Dar es Salaam Region, Ilala District, Populated places in the Dar es Salaam Region

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.

Located at -6.81519, 39.288 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Buildings and structures in Dar es Salaam, Visitor attractions in Tanzania

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.

Located at -6.81444, 39.2894 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Convention centres in Tanzania, Buildings and structures in Dar es Salaam

Miburani

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.

Located at -6.837, 39.2697 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Temeke District, Wards of Tanzania, Populated places in the Dar es Salaam Region

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.

Located at -6.8079, 39.2734 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Universities in Tanzania, Educational institutions established in 2007, 2007 establishments 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.

Located at -6.8176, 39.2912 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Buildings and structures in Dar es Salaam, Religious buildings completed in 1898, 19th-century Lutheran church buildings, Church buildings in Tanzania

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.

Located at -6.81083, 39.2919 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Convention centres in Tanzania, Buildings and structures in Dar es Salaam

Districts of the same city

These districts belong to Dar es Salaam.

Other districts

These are districts that are close by, but belong to a different city than Dar es Salaam.

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2020

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