in Rungwe of Mbeya Region, Tanzania

How to get there and get around
Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
-9.250 and 33.650 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
S -9° 15' 0" and E 33° 39' 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: 04:18 PM (Wednesday)
Timezone: Africa/Dar_es_Salaam
UTC/GMT offset: 3 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
6:27 am and 6:40 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: 2022-10-05 08:19:37

Delve into Tukuyu

Tukuyu in Rungwe (Mbeya Region) with it's 28,398 habitants is a city located in Tanzania about 256 mi (or 412 km) south-west of Dodoma, the country's capital town.

Current time in Tukuyu is now 04:18 PM (Wednesday). The local timezone is named Africa / Dar es Salaam with an UTC offset of 3 hours. We know of 8 airports closer to Tukuyu. The closest airport in Tanzania is Mbeya Airport in a distance of 26 mi (or 42 km), North-West. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

Since you are here already, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Mbeya, Chitipa, Karonga, Njombe and Rumphi. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 28°C / 82 °F

Morning Temperature 13°C / 55 °F
Evening Temperature 25°C / 76 °F
Night Temperature 17°C / 62 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 17%
Air Pressure 1014 hPa
Wind Speed Gentle Breeze with 7 km/h (4 mph) from North-West
Cloud Conditions Broken clouds, covering 54% of sky
General Conditions Broken clouds

Thursday, 6th of October 2022

28°C (83 °F)
17°C (63 °F)
Overcast clouds, gentle breeze.

Friday, 7th of October 2022

28°C (82 °F)
17°C (63 °F)
Sky is clear, gentle breeze, clear sky.

Saturday, 8th of October 2022

27°C (80 °F)
16°C (61 °F)
Sky is clear, gentle breeze, clear sky.

Videos from this area

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What's up, Champ!

Published: September 04, 2007
Length: 26:29 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: MrMbeya

www.bongocamping.com Dane saying hello to Tanzanian pupils on their way home. www.facebook.com/pages/Bongo-Camping/8395521635.

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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.

Rungwe District

Rungwe is one of the 8 districts of the Mbeya Region of Tanzania. It is bordered to the North by the Mbeya Rural District, to the East by the Iringa Region, to the Southeast by the Kyela District, to the Southwest by the Ileje District and to the West by the Mbeya Urban District. According to the 2002 Tanzania National Census, the population of the Rungwe District was 307,270. The District Commissioner of the Rungwe District is Abed Mwinyimusa.

Located at -9.25, 33.6667 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Districts of Tanzania, Mbeya Region


Tukuyu is a small, of 50,000 inhabitants, hillside town that lies about 36 miles south of the city of Mbeya, at an elevation of around 5,000 ft in the highland Rungwe District of southern Tanzania, East Africa. The local language is colloquial Nyakyusa together with the national language Swahili. Secondary and college education is done in the English language. The people are the Nyakyusa, although localised groups give themselves different local names.

Located at -9.25, 33.65 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in the Mbeya Region


Katumba is an administrative ward in the Rungwe District of the Mbeya Region of Tanzania. According to the 2002 census, the ward has a total population of 10,965. There are four villages with the ward, the village of Katumba, Ikama, Ilinga and Itagata.

Located at -9.23333, 33.6167 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Wards of Tanzania, Populated places in the Mbeya Region

Popular in vicinity

These are some bigger and more relevant cities in the wider vivinity of Tukuyu.

This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Neu-Langenberg, Ntukuju, Neu-Langenburg, New Langenberg, Tukuyu