in Tunduma of Mbeya Region, Tanzania

How to get there and get around
Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
-9.300 and 32.767 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
S -9° 18' 0" and E 32° 46' 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: 02:41 PM (Tuesday)
Timezone: Africa/Dar_es_Salaam
UTC/GMT offset: 3 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
6:35 am and 6:44 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: 2023-09-26 08:36:11

Discover Tunduma

Tunduma in Tunduma (Mbeya Region) with it's 36,556 citizens is a city in Tanzania about 297 mi (or 478 km) south-west of Dodoma, the country's capital city.

Local time in Tunduma is now 02:41 PM (Tuesday). The local timezone is named Africa / Dar es Salaam with an UTC offset of 3 hours. We know of 8 airports in the vicinity of Tunduma. The closest airport in Tanzania is Mbeya Airport in a distance of 55 mi (or 88 km), North-East. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

When in this area, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Chitipa, Mbeya, Karonga, Chinsali and Sumbawanga. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 30°C / 87 °F

Morning Temperature 14°C / 58 °F
Evening Temperature 27°C / 81 °F
Night Temperature 20°C / 68 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 22%
Air Pressure 1012 hPa
Wind Speed Light breeze with 4 km/h (3 mph) from North-West
Cloud Conditions Scattered clouds, covering 38% of sky
General Conditions Scattered clouds

Wednesday, 27th of September 2023

29°C (84 °F)
18°C (65 °F)
Light rain, light breeze, few clouds.

Thursday, 28th of September 2023

28°C (83 °F)
19°C (66 °F)
Scattered clouds, light breeze.

Friday, 29th of September 2023

28°C (82 °F)
18°C (65 °F)
Scattered clouds, gentle breeze.

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.


Tunduma is a border town between Tanzania and Zambia. It lies in Tanzania, in the Mbeya Region. It has border posts for both the Tanzam Highway and the TAZARA railway (for which it has a station) linking the two countries. It is 113 km south-west of Mbeya. It is also the junction for the dirt road which runs via Sumbawanga through the remote far western districts of Tanzania to Kasulu and Kibondo in the north-west. According to a 2002 census, it has 34,461 inhabitants.

Located at -9.3, 32.7667 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Mbeya Region

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