in Mpanda Town of Katavi, Tanzania

How to get there and get around
Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
-6.344 and 31.070 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
S -6° 20' 37" and E 31° 4' 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: 03:15 PM (Thursday)
Timezone: Africa/Dar_es_Salaam
UTC/GMT offset: 3 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
7:04 am and 6:50 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
1.983 and -157.365 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
Banana Village
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Current travel safety evaluation for Tanzania in Eastern Africa

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: 2024-06-20 08:14:34

Delve into Mpanda

Mpanda in Mpanda Town (Katavi) with it's 73,338 habitants is located in Tanzania about 321 mi (or 517 km) west of Dodoma, the country's capital town.

Current time in Mpanda is now 03:15 PM (Thursday). The local timezone is named Africa / Dar es Salaam with an UTC offset of 3 hours. We know of 8 airports close to Mpanda. The closest is airport we know is Moba Airport in Kiribati in a distance of 101 mi (or 163 km). The closest airport in Tanzania is Sumbawanga Airport in a distance of 119 mi (or 163 km), South-West. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

While being here, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Sumbawanga, Kigoma, Tabora, Makamba and Rutana. 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 24°C / 75 °F
Evening Temperature 26°C / 78 °F
Night Temperature 26°C / 78 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 57%
Air Pressure 1016 hPa
Wind Speed Moderate breeze with 9 km/h (6 mph) from North-East
Cloud Conditions Clear sky, covering 7% of sky
General Conditions Sky is clear

Friday, 21st of June 2024

26°C (79 °F)
26°C (79 °F)
Broken clouds, moderate breeze.

Saturday, 22nd of June 2024

25°C (77 °F)
25°C (78 °F)
Scattered clouds, gentle breeze.

Sunday, 23rd of June 2024

24°C (76 °F)
25°C (77 °F)
Sky is clear, moderate breeze, few clouds.

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.

Mpanda District

Mpanda District is one of the two districts of the Katavi Region of Tanzania. Its administrative seat is the city of Mpanda. The district is bordered to the northwest by the Kigoma Region, to the northeast by the Tabora Region, to the east by the Mbeya Region, to the southeast by the Sumbawanga Urban District, to the southwest by the Nkasi District and to the west (for a small portion) by Lake Tanganyika.

Located at -6.34472, 31.0694 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Districts of Tanzania, Katavi Region

Katavi Region

Katavi Region is one of Tanzania's 30 administrative regions. The regional capital is Mpanda. In March 2012, shortly after the Katavi Region was created, Dr. Rajab Mtumwa Rutengwe was appointed Katavi Regional Commissioner. He was formerly the Mpanda District Commissioner.

Located at -6.34472, 31.0694 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Katavi Region, Regions of Tanzania

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