Chake Chake
in Chake Chake District of Pemba South Region, Tanzania

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Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
-5.246 and 39.767 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
S -5° 14' 45" and E 39° 45' 59"
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: 12:59 AM (Friday)
Timezone: Africa/Dar_es_Salaam
UTC/GMT offset: 3 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
6:22 am and 6:13 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: 2024-05-23 08:16:57

Delve into Chake Chake

Chake Chake in Chake Chake District (Pemba South Region) with it's 21,686 habitants is a city located in Tanzania about 284 mi (or 457 km) east of Dodoma, the country's capital town.

Current time in Chake Chake is now 12:59 AM (Friday). The local timezone is named Africa / Dar es Salaam with an UTC offset of 3 hours. We know of 8 airports closer to Chake Chake, of which one is a larger airport. The closest airport in Tanzania is Pemba Airport in a distance of 3 mi (or 5 km), 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 57 mi (or 92 km), South-West.

Since you are here already, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Wete, Tanga, Mkokotoni, Koani and Zanzibar. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 26°C / 79 °F

Morning Temperature 24°C / 76 °F
Evening Temperature 27°C / 80 °F
Night Temperature 24°C / 76 °F
Chance of rainfall 5%
Air Humidity 79%
Air Pressure 1015 hPa
Wind Speed Moderate breeze with 11 km/h (7 mph) from North-East
Cloud Conditions Overcast clouds, covering 100% of sky
General Conditions Light rain

Friday, 24th of May 2024

29°C (83 °F)
24°C (76 °F)
Light rain, moderate breeze, broken clouds.

Saturday, 25th of May 2024

28°C (83 °F)
24°C (75 °F)
Light rain, fresh breeze, few clouds.

Sunday, 26th of May 2024

28°C (83 °F)
25°C (77 °F)
Broken clouds, moderate breeze.

Videos from this area

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Pemba Isola Verde

Published: February 15, 2007
Length: 35:55 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: FondazioneIdC

Documentario sulla situazione socio economica e sanitaria nell'isola di Pemba, Zanzibar - Tanzania. La Fondazione Ivo de Carneri ha costruito un laboratorio di sanità pubblica per combattere...

Gombani Pemba OCTOBER 2014

Published: October 26, 2014
Length: 16:02 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Maalim Seif Shariff Hamad


Published: August 26, 2011
Length: 03:42 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: MartinezZcom

CHDK time lapse with Canon s95. Kenia, Tanzania and Zanzibar 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.

Ferry to Pemba Izzie's photos around Chake Chake, Pemba Island, Tanzania (zanzibar archipelago)

Published: November 17, 2010
Length: 34:55 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: TripAdvisorTRIPWOWu

Preview of Izzie's blog at TravelPod. Read the full blog here: This blog preview was made by TravelPod...


Published: June 11, 2013
Length: 03:18 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: hussein abdulkadir



Published: June 11, 2013
Length: 49:21 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: hussein abdulkadir


Catamaran Julia

Published: September 14, 2007
Length: 36:07 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: liquidmovies

the catamaran Julia takes you to the best sailing and diving spots in zanzibar and pemba.

Ras Nungwi, Zanzibar, holidays and honeymoons, video of Ras Nungwi with Africa Odyssey

Published: August 13, 2012
Length: 43:44 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Africa Odyssey

Video of Ras Nungwi, Tanzania Tanzanian holidays and honeymoons with Africa Odyssey at Ras Nungwi For more information about Ras Nungwi, see: ...

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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.

Pemba Island

Pemba Island, known as "The Green Island" in Arabic (الجزيرة الخضراء), is an island forming part of the Zanzibar Archipelago, lying off the east coast of Africa in the Indian Ocean. It is situated about 50 kilometres to the north of the Unguja (the island proper of Zanzibar). In 1964 Zanzibar was united with the former colony of Tanganyika to form Tanzania. It lies 50 kilometres east of mainland Tanzania, across the Pemba Channel.

Located at -5.21667, 39.7333 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Islands of Tanzania, Islands of Zanzibar, Pemba Island, Swahili city-states


Chake-Chake is a city located on the Tanzanian island of Pemba. It is in the centre of a deep indentation in the west coast called Chake-Chake Bay. Chake-Chake is the capital of Pemba Central region. Pemba's only airport is 7 km south-east of Chake-Chake. The Mkama Ndume ruins are close to the airport in Pujini village.

Located at -5.24583, 39.7667 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Cities in Zanzibar, Pemba Island

Popular in vicinity

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This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Chaki Chaki, Chake Chake, PMA