in Sumbawanga Urban of Rukwa, Tanzania

How to get there and get around
Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
-7.967 and 31.617 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
S -7° 58' 0" and E 31° 37' 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: 02:57 AM (Friday)
Timezone: Africa/Dar_es_Salaam
UTC/GMT offset: 3 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
6:28 am and 7:02 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: 2023-12-07 08:19:30

Discover Sumbawanga

Sumbawanga in Sumbawanga Urban (Rukwa) with it's 89,161 citizens is a town in Tanzania about 309 mi (or 497 km) south-west of Dodoma, the country's capital city.

Current time in Sumbawanga is now 02:57 AM (Friday). The local timezone is named Africa / Dar es Salaam with an UTC offset of 3 hours. We know of 8 airports near Sumbawanga. The closest airport in Tanzania is Sumbawanga Airport in a distance of 3 mi (or 6 km), 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: Mpanda, Mbeya, Kasama, Chitipa and Chinsali. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 21°C / 69 °F

Morning Temperature 15°C / 60 °F
Evening Temperature 21°C / 70 °F
Night Temperature 16°C / 60 °F
Chance of rainfall 20%
Air Humidity 75%
Air Pressure 1014 hPa
Wind Speed Light breeze with 3 km/h (2 mph) from South-West
Cloud Conditions Overcast clouds, covering 85% of sky
General Conditions Moderate rain

Friday, 8th of December 2023

22°C (71 °F)
15°C (60 °F)
Moderate rain, light breeze, overcast clouds.

Saturday, 9th of December 2023

16°C (61 °F)
15°C (59 °F)
Moderate rain, light breeze, overcast clouds.

Sunday, 10th of December 2023

16°C (60 °F)
15°C (59 °F)
Light rain, calm, overcast clouds.

Videos from this area

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Published: December 12, 2013
Length: 48:19 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Ictm Uscfmlimani

USCF Mlimani with the aim of reaching unreached, On June 2013 USCF conducted a mission at a place known as Isesa located in Sumbawanga town. Nah 1:9 What do you plot against the LORD?

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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.

Sumbawanga Urban District

Sumbawanga Urban District is one of the four districts in the Rukwa Region of Tanzania. It is bordered to the north by Lake Rukwa, to the east by the Mbeya Region, to the south by the Sumbawanga Rural District and to the west by the Nkasi District. The district (and regional) capital is Sumbawanga. According to the 2002 Tanzania National Census, the population of the Sumbawanga Urban District was 147,483.

Located at -7.96667, 31.6167 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Districts of Tanzania, Rukwa Region

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This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Zumbayanga, Zumbawanga, Sumbawanga, Сумбауанга, سومباوانگا, SUT, スンバワンガ, 숨바왕가, Sumbavanga, Сумбаванга, 松巴萬加