in Kaskazini A of Zanzibar North Region, Tanzania

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Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
-5.875 and 39.255 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
S -5° 52' 30" and E 39° 15' 18"
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: 03:06 PM (Monday)
Timezone: Africa/Dar_es_Salaam
UTC/GMT offset: 3 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
6:25 am and 6:14 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: 2024-05-27 08:00:20

Delve into Mkokotoni

Mkokotoni in Kaskazini A (Zanzibar North Region) with it's 2,572 habitants is located in Tanzania about 242 mi (or 390 km) east of Dodoma, the country's capital town.

Current time in Mkokotoni is now 03:06 PM (Monday). The local timezone is named Africa / Dar es Salaam with an UTC offset of 3 hours. We know of 8 airports close to Mkokotoni, of which one is a larger airport. The closest airport in Tanzania is Zanzibar Airport in a distance of 24 mi (or 39 km), South. 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 5 mi (or 8 km), North-West.

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

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 28°C / 82 °F

Morning Temperature 25°C / 77 °F
Evening Temperature 26°C / 79 °F
Night Temperature 25°C / 77 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 69%
Air Pressure 1017 hPa
Wind Speed Moderate breeze with 12 km/h (8 mph) from North
Cloud Conditions Broken clouds, covering 59% of sky
General Conditions Broken clouds

Tuesday, 28th of May 2024

27°C (81 °F)
24°C (76 °F)
Light rain, fresh breeze, clear sky.

Wednesday, 29th of May 2024

27°C (80 °F)
24°C (76 °F)
Scattered clouds, moderate breeze.

Thursday, 30th of May 2024

27°C (81 °F)
25°C (77 °F)
Light rain, moderate breeze, broken clouds.

Videos from this area

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Zanzibar roadside, Tanzania

Published: July 07, 2008
Length: 30:43 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: IbnIbnBattuta - The view as we drove up the west coast of the island of Zanzibar, Tanzania, Indian Ocean.

Lailai al villaggio

Published: November 10, 2013
Length: 59:05 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Lailai Onlus

Facciamo amicizia con i bambini e i ragazzi del villaggio.

Alì BaBa e il Maestro - Beach Boys Zanzibar - Pwani Mchangani

Published: August 01, 2012
Length: 31:01 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Federica Favretto

Seif, Alì Baba e Maestro - Pwani Mchangani - Zanzibar - Luglio 2012.

Zanzibar, Il Waikiki Resort

Published: February 13, 2013
Length: 44:09 min
Rating: 4 of 5

Situated on one of the most beautiful beach in Zanzibar. Pwani Mchangani. Amazing Kitesurf spot and Lovely 15 rooms Resort .

Zanzibar, Waikiki Kitesurf

Published: February 23, 2013
Length: 58:58 min
Rating: 0 of 5

One of the most Amazing spot to do Kite surf. Pwani Mchangani on the East Coast of Zanzibar.The Kite school is in the Waikiki Resort. This is a very private spot with few kiters and the best...


Published: June 25, 2012
Length: 32:16 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: SandiesResorts

Friendly and spacious, Sandies Neptune Pwani Beach is an ideal choice for guests in search of a retreat that offers the "special touch", matched with attention to the finest of details. The...

Zanzibar Next Paradise Boutique Resort Novità Estate 2009

Published: July 08, 2009
Length: 53:41 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: nextparadisezanzibar

Zanzibar Next Paradise Boutique Resort. Next Paradise Boutique Resort Zanzibar e una finestra su una delle spiagge piu bianche e piu belle dell isola di Zanzibar, direttamente affacciato sull...

Neptune pwani Zanzibar

Published: December 10, 2013
Length: 32:14 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Kpstrancice

Neptune pwani Beach zanzibar 8.12 2013.

Sandies Neptune Pwani on Zanzibar Island.mp4

Published: December 14, 2011
Length: 46:00 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: dreamworldadventures

Sandies Neptune Pwani Beach Rwesort & Spa presented by Dream World Adventures.

villa dida interno del resort

Published: October 08, 2012
Length: 14:52 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Enrico Mzungu

Un'oasi di pace .

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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.


Mkokotoni is a city located on the Tanzanian island of Unguja (Zanzibar). The city serves as capital of the Zanzibar North region.

Located at -5.88, 39.2731 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Regional capitals in Tanzania, Cities in Zanzibar, Zanzibar North Region

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