in Tanga of Tanga Region, Tanzania

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Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
-5.069 and 39.099 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
S -5° 4' 8" and E 39° 5' 55"
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: 10:04 PM (Saturday)
Timezone: Africa/Dar_es_Salaam
UTC/GMT offset: 3 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
6:28 am and 6:18 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: 2023-06-10 08:22:47

Delve into Tanga

Tanga in Tanga (Tanga Region) with it's 224,876 habitants is located in Tanzania about 243 mi (or 391 km) east of Dodoma, the country's capital town.

Current time in Tanga is now 10:04 PM (Saturday). The local timezone is named Africa / Dar es Salaam with an UTC offset of 3 hours. We know of 8 airports close to Tanga, of which one is a larger airport. The closest airport in Tanzania is Tanga Airport in a distance of 2 mi (or 4 km), South-West. 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 53 mi (or 86 km), South.

While being here, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Wete, Chake Chake, Mkokotoni, Kwale and Koani. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 28°C / 83 °F

Morning Temperature 23°C / 73 °F
Evening Temperature 27°C / 80 °F
Night Temperature 24°C / 75 °F
Chance of rainfall 2%
Air Humidity 66%
Air Pressure 1015 hPa
Wind Speed Moderate breeze with 11 km/h (7 mph) from North
Cloud Conditions Broken clouds, covering 72% of sky
General Conditions Light rain

Sunday, 11th of June 2023

28°C (83 °F)
24°C (75 °F)
Light rain, moderate breeze, overcast clouds.

Monday, 12th of June 2023

28°C (83 °F)
24°C (75 °F)
Broken clouds, moderate breeze.

Tuesday, 13th of June 2023

28°C (83 °F)
24°C (76 °F)
Scattered clouds, moderate breeze.

Videos from this area

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Gloryland Church Tanga 1

Published: February 21, 2014
Length: 17:30 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: GlorylandChurch Tanga

Pastor Mannase Maganga akiwakaribisha watu Kwenye maombi maalumu ya kuombea matumbo ya wakina mama wasio zaa.

Lease Koe - Vrouw zoekt koe

Published: May 03, 2009
Length: 21:07 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: 1Procentclub

Stichting Farm Friends biedt vrouwen in Tanzania de mogelijkheid een koe te leasen.

Snorkeling in Tanga , Tanzania

Published: April 30, 2012
Length: 02:52 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: nabeelmawji1

Faheem cheking out the corals in INDIAN OCEAN in Tanga , Tanzania.

Yembe Island in Tanga 2

Published: April 30, 2012
Length: 00:00 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: etfaheem

Rider of holiday tour@pmp

Published: March 18, 2018
Length: 48:27 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: pmp for real tz

Pale ninaposifiwa na mm naongeza misifa pmp bhanaa.

Tanzania Study Abroad & Serengeti Safari 2018

Published: August 11, 2018
Length: 37:38 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Emma Lattimore

Water Project- Tanzania Charity Work Volunteering Abroad

Published: November 16, 2018
Length: 36:57 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Naeem

https://www.islamichelp.org.uk/donate/ As part of their Mission Possible deployment to Tanzania with Islamic Help, volunteers have to experience what local ...

Msanii Muu rapper na JRPC wakionesha uwezo wao wa kuimba.

Published: May 13, 2018
Length: 23:08 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: pmp for real tz

Msanii huyu anatokea mkoa wa Tanga anachoomba kwenu nyie mashabiki zake mzidi kumpa sapoti kwa kufuatilia kazi zake na matukio yake...... hii kauli ...

Km7@rashid zlatan ! On swimming pool!..

Published: January 09, 2019
Length: 15:58 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Raahid Zlatan

Tanga Beach resort.

School Toilets Project- Tanzania Charity Work Volunteering Abroad

Published: November 16, 2018
Length: 36:51 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Naeem

https://www.islamichelp.org.uk/donate/ School Toilet Project The school was an approx 5-6km drive from the main village which took about 20 minutes by van.

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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.

Tanga, Tanzania

Tanga is both the name of the most northerly seaport city of Tanzania, and the surrounding Tanga Region. It is the Regional Headquarters of the region. With a population of 243,580 in 2002, Tanga is one of the largest cities in the country. It is a quiet city compared to, for example, Arusha or Moshi with a comparable number of inhabitants. The city of Tanga sits on the Indian Ocean, near the border with Kenya. Major exports from the port of Tanga include sisal, coffee, tea, and cotton.

Located at -5.06667, 39.1 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Tanga, Tanzania, Cities in Tanzania, Tanga Region, Regional capitals in Tanzania, Port cities in Tanzania

Battle of Tanga

The Battle of Tanga, sometimes also known as the Battle of the Bees, was the unsuccessful attack by the British Indian Expeditionary Force “B” under Major General A.E. Aitken to capture German East Africa (the mainland portion of present-day Tanzania) during World War I in concert with the invasion Force “C” near Longido on the slopes of Mount Kilimanjaro.

Located at -5.06667, 39.1 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Conflicts in 1914, 1914 in German East Africa, Battles of the East African Campaign, Battles of World War I involving the United Kingdom, Battles of World War I involving British India, Battles of World War I involving Germany, German East Africa, History of Kenya, Military history of Tanzania, Tanga, Tanzania, Battles of World War I involving Indian Princely States

Toten Island

Toten Island is situated off the Tanga harbour in Tanzania. It is within the Tanga Bay. The Island contains ruins of two mosques and tombs. The name comes from the German word for "dead bodies" alluding to the numerous graves on the island. Until 1854 Toten Island was still inhabited by people. In 1884 the remaining people moved to what is present day Tanga town.

Located at -5.06667, 39.1 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Uninhabited islands of Tanzania, Tanga, Tanzania

Mkwakwani Stadium

Mkwakwani Stadium is a multi-use stadium in Tanga, Tanzania. It is currently used mostly for football matches and serves as the home venue for Coastal Union. It currently holds 10,000 people.

Located at -5.07361, 39.1006 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Football venues in Tanzania, Tanga, Tanzania

Zigi River

Zigi River, in literature also often Sigi River, is a river in the Tanga Region in Tanzania. The river rises in the Amani Nature Reserve in the Usambara Mountains, more precisely in Handei Mountains, at an altitude of 1130 meters and flows for 100 km long course and multiple changes of direction 40 km north of the town of Tanga in the Indian Ocean. Its tributaries are the Kihuhui (from south) and the Musi (from North).

Located at -5.035, 39.1003 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Rivers of Tanzania

Districts of the same city

These districts belong to Tanga.

Popular in vicinity

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

This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Longa, Tanga, تنجا, Горад Танга, Танга, Τάνγκα, تانگا، تانزانیا, טאנגה, TGT, タンガ, 탕가, تانگا، تنزانیہ, 坦噶