in Wete District of Pemba North Region, Tanzania

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Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
-5.056 and 39.729 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
S -5° 3' 21" and E 39° 43' 45"
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: 12:34 PM (Friday)
Timezone: Africa/Dar_es_Salaam
UTC/GMT offset: 3 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
6:27 am and 6:41 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-8.819 and -140.068 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
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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: 2024-02-23 07:29:28

Discover Wete

Wete in Wete District (Pemba North Region) with it's 26,450 citizens is a city in Tanzania about 285 mi (or 459 km) east of Dodoma, the country's capital city.

Local time in Wete is now 12:34 PM (Friday). 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 Wete, of which one is a larger airport. The closest airport in Tanzania is Pemba Airport in a distance of 15 mi (or 24 km), South-East. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

There are two Unesco world heritage sites nearby. The closest heritage site in Tanzania is Stone Town of Zanzibar in a distance of 66 mi (or 105 km), South-West. Looking for a place to stay? we compiled a list of available hotels close to the map centre further down the page.

When in this area, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Chake Chake, Tanga, Kwale, Mkokotoni and Mombasa. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 33°C / 91 °F

Morning Temperature 26°C / 79 °F
Evening Temperature 30°C / 85 °F
Night Temperature 26°C / 79 °F
Chance of rainfall 1%
Air Humidity 54%
Air Pressure 1011 hPa
Wind Speed Fresh Breeze with 15 km/h (10 mph) from South-West
Cloud Conditions Overcast clouds, covering 97% of sky
General Conditions Light rain

Saturday, 24th of February 2024

32°C (90 °F)
28°C (82 °F)
Light rain, moderate breeze, overcast clouds.

Sunday, 25th of February 2024

31°C (88 °F)
27°C (81 °F)
Light rain, gentle breeze, overcast clouds.

Monday, 26th of February 2024

32°C (90 °F)
28°C (82 °F)
Light rain, moderate breeze, scattered clouds.

Hotels and Places to Stay


3,6 mi

Time Information

Checkout: 10:00 - Checkin: 12:00
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed

Videos from this area

These are videos related to the place based on their proximity to this place.

Tanzania pembe by air.mp4

Published: January 04, 2010
Length: 33:15 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: johnblund70

Avreise fra Tanga feb 08 til Zanzibar for ei uke i paradis :)) Mellomlanding på Pembe island.

A Beginning in Pemba

Published: July 24, 2010
Length: 09:23 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: pembatrees

A short video documentary outlining Community Forests International's grassroots tree-planting movement in Pemba, Tanzania. Come see community-based development at its finest.

The Manta Resort

Published: May 18, 2012
Length: 55:15 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: themantaresort

The Manta Resort, Pemba island, Zanzibar. You might just have stumbled upon one of those rare gems few people ever get to see. Elevated and crafted along an idyllic island beach, The Manta...

Spinner Dolphin acrobatics off the east coast of Africa near Pemba (Tanzania)

Published: January 28, 2011
Length: 02:42 min
Rating: 0 of 5

A pod of Spinner dolphins near Pemba Island off the east coast of Africa.

Pemba Island - Zanzibar The Amazing Low tide

Published: October 27, 2013
Length: 38:45 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Shadi Alzaeem

I know everyone hates low tide cause simply they will not be able to swim in Zanzibar and Pemba Island , but Guess what !! just walk and look around and you will find lots of Amazing stuff...

Pemba Trip

Published: March 30, 2018
Length: 12:02 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Abdullah Alrawahi

Pemba Trip.


Published: March 29, 2018
Length: 23:01 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Abdullah Alrawahi

Flight from zanzibar.

بمبا الجزيرة الخضراء

Published: March 29, 2018
Length: 15:55 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Abdullah Alrawahi

بمبا الجزيرة الخضراء افتتاح مسجد.

Archicad classical villa

Published: January 12, 2019
Length: 43:18 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Ahmed Marhaba


Paradise island - a sandbank in the Indian Ocean, Tanzania

Published: March 09, 2016
Length: 22:05 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: LimeWave

A Ngalawa, a traditional Tanzanian sailboat, took us from the northern tip of Pemba, heading northbound in the Zanzibar archipelago and stopped at a small ...

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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.


Wete is a town located on the Tanzanian island of Pemba. It is the capital of Pemba North Region, as well as the administrative seat for Wete District. It lies on the west side of the north part of the island. The town has an 2013 estimated population of 29,606. To the southwest of Wete Harbour, about a kilometre away, is the small island of Matambwe, site of Shirazi ruins of a medieval town.

Located at -5.05667, 39.7281 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Cities in Zanzibar, Pemba Island, North Pemba Region, Regional capitals in Tanzania

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This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Weti, Wete, Вето