in Kigoma Ujiji Municipal of Kigoma Region, Tanzania

How to get there and get around
Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
-4.877 and 29.627 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
S -4° 52' 36" and E 29° 37' 36"
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: 04:01 PM (Saturday)
Timezone: Africa/Dar_es_Salaam
UTC/GMT offset: 3 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
7:01 am and 6:54 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: 2024-05-18 08:26:29

Delve into Kigoma

Kigoma in Kigoma Ujiji Municipal (Kigoma Region) with it's 164,268 habitants is a town located in Tanzania about 430 mi (or 692 km) west of Dodoma, the country's capital town.

Time in Kigoma is now 04:01 PM (Saturday). The local timezone is named Africa / Dar es Salaam with an UTC offset of 3 hours. We know of 8 airports closer to Kigoma. The closest airport in Tanzania is Kigoma Airport in a distance of 3 mi (or 5 km), East. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

In need of a room? We compiled a list of available hotels close to the map centre further down the page.

Since you are here already, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Makamba, Rumonge, Bururi, Rutana and Mwaro. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 27°C / 80 °F

Morning Temperature 24°C / 75 °F
Evening Temperature 26°C / 80 °F
Night Temperature 24°C / 76 °F
Chance of rainfall 4%
Air Humidity 66%
Air Pressure 1013 hPa
Wind Speed Light breeze with 5 km/h (3 mph) from North-East
Cloud Conditions Few clouds, covering 16% of sky
General Conditions Light rain

Sunday, 19th of May 2024

27°C (80 °F)
25°C (76 °F)
Light rain, light breeze, broken clouds.

Monday, 20th of May 2024

27°C (80 °F)
25°C (76 °F)
Light rain, light breeze, overcast clouds.

Tuesday, 21st of May 2024

27°C (81 °F)
24°C (76 °F)
Light rain, gentle breeze, overcast clouds.

Hotels and Places to Stay


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Time Information

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

Videos from this area

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Sport Court and Beyond Sport deliver a lasting sports legacy for Kigoma, Tanzania.

Published: October 18, 2012
Length: 10:49 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: ConnorSportCourt

Sport Court and Beyond Sport deliver a lasting sports legacy for the city of Kigoma, Tanzania.

MV Liemba

Published: January 03, 2015
Length: 52:49 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: TTB Tanzania

The MV Liemba, formerly the Graf Goetzen or Graf von Goetzen, is a passenger and cargo ferry that runs along the eastern shore of Lake Tanganyika.The Marine Services Company Limited of Tanzania ...

Trailer 360° - GEO Reportage: Tanganjikasee, vom Kanonenboot zum Passagierschiff

Published: August 23, 2012
Length: 28:33 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: MedienKontorMovie

360° - GEO Reportage, Samstag um 19.30 Uhr, ARTE 360° - GÉO: tous le samedi, 20h00, ARTE Über den Film: Der Tanganjikasee ohne die „Liemba", das wäre undenkbar. Seit rund zwei Jahrzehnten ...

Short Term Missions Trip for Hope of the Nations School Tanzania

Published: May 18, 2014
Length: 19:42 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: John Luczy

Our trip to Kigoma, Tanzania to help build the foundation for the new Hope of the Nations School.

Arriving in Tanzania

Published: January 27, 2012
Length: 30:59 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Gil Batista

clips of Airport, Market and the City.

Kikao cha FL kigoma mjini

Published: January 04, 2019
Length: 05:28 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Halotel Kigoma

Halote kigoma branch.

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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.


Kigoma is a town and lake port in western Tanzania, on the eastern shore of Lake Tanganyika and close to the border with Burundi. It serves as the capital for the surrounding Kigoma Region and has a population of 135,234 (2007 census) and an elevation of 775 m. The historic trading town of Ujiji is 6 km south-east of Kigoma.

Located at -4.88333, 29.6333 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in the Kigoma Region, Regional capitals in Tanzania, Populated places on Lake Tanganyika, Great Rift Valley, Cities in the Great Rift Valley

Lake Tanganyika Stadium

Lake Tanganyika Stadium is a multi-purpose stadium in Kigoma, Tanzania. It is currently used mostly for football matches. The stadium holds 20,000.

Located at -4.90194, 29.6619 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Football venues in Tanzania, Multi-purpose stadiums in Tanzania

This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Kigoma, كيغوما, Горад Кігома, Кигома, Kigomo, کیگوما, קיגומה, TKQ, キゴマ, 키고마, Кигоме, Kigoma-Ujiji, 基戈馬