in Mbeya City of Mbeya Region, Tanzania

How to get there and get around
Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
-8.900 and 33.450 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
S -8° 53' 59" and E 33° 27' 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: 04:36 AM (Sunday)
Timezone: Africa/Dar_es_Salaam
UTC/GMT offset: 3 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
6:52 am and 6:33 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

Explore Mbeya

Mbeya in Mbeya City (Mbeya Region) with it's 291,649 inhabitants is located in Tanzania about 245 mi (or 395 km) south-west of Dodoma, the country's capital.

Local time in Mbeya is now 04:36 AM (Sunday). The local timezone is named Africa / Dar es Salaam with an UTC offset of 3 hours. We know of 8 airports in the wider vicinity of Mbeya. The closest airport in Tanzania is Mbeya Airport in a distance of 2 mi (or 3 km), South-East. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

Depending on your travel schedule, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Chitipa, Karonga, Njombe, Sumbawanga and Chinsali. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 23°C / 73 °F

Morning Temperature 13°C / 55 °F
Evening Temperature 18°C / 64 °F
Night Temperature 15°C / 59 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 54%
Air Pressure 1016 hPa
Wind Speed Light breeze with 5 km/h (3 mph) from North
Cloud Conditions Broken clouds, covering 80% of sky
General Conditions Broken clouds

Monday, 20th of May 2024

22°C (71 °F)
15°C (58 °F)
Scattered clouds, light breeze.

Tuesday, 21st of May 2024

21°C (70 °F)
15°C (59 °F)
Light rain, light breeze, broken clouds.

Wednesday, 22nd of May 2024

22°C (72 °F)
15°C (58 °F)
Light rain, light breeze, few clouds.

Videos from this area

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Tanzania, Mbeya, Boarding Schools: Bednet distribution

Published: February 07, 2013
Length: 09:30 min
Rating: 3 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...


Published: October 23, 2011
Length: 10:48 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Krzysztof Kwiatkowski

April 2011.

Mission Africa #8: IRINGA - MBEYA

Published: May 27, 2012
Length: 56:25 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Venturiautomobiles

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Farmer to Farmer Business Training in Tanzania

Published: February 07, 2012
Length: 40:38 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: VoigtworksChannel

In the Fall of 2011, I worked as a volunteer for the CNFA.org Farmer-Farmer program in Mbeya, Tanzania to teach basic business and marketing skills to members of the Mbonzo cooperative. ...


Published: September 02, 2011
Length: 00:41 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: redmangofilms

A short video highlighting some of my experiences visiting Tanzania in May. Footage was shot in Dar es Salaam, Mbeya, and Mwanza. Some interesting locations in the video include Coco Beach...

BTS:Action Test 1

Published: September 22, 2014
Length: 44:13 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Greenwood Sanaa Na Ubunifu

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Makanta Mega Mix

Published: April 09, 2013
Length: 33:49 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: LugomboMaKaNTa

Nivulie Underware and Running Away Mix By Andy Zabron...

Zero Brain Exclusive with Shaolin Seneta

Published: January 03, 2014
Length: 18:48 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: ringunger

Exclusive clip on Zero Brain series, with Shaolin Seneta.


Published: September 03, 2014
Length: 24:14 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: lukaszavadil


The Lord's Voice Squad

Published: January 31, 2018
Length: 03:51 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: IRINGA OnlineTV

Kazi nzuri nyimbo maalumu za ndoa.

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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.


Mbeya is a city located in southwest Tanzania, Africa. Mbeya's urban population was 280,000 in 2005. Mbeya is the capital of the surrounding rural Mbeya region (population, with Mbeya, totals approx. 2 million). Mbeya is the first large urban settlement encountered when travelling overland from the neighbouring nation of Zambia. Mbeya is situated at an altitude of 1,700 meters (5,500 ft), and sprawls through a narrow highland valley surrounded by a bowl of high mountains.

Located at -8.9, 33.45 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Mbeya, Cities in Tanzania, Regional capitals in Tanzania, Mbeya Region

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Mbeya, مبيا, Мбея, امبیا, MBI, ムベヤ, 므베야, Mbeja, Мбее, مبیا, 姆貝亞