Zanzibar
in Mjini of Zanzibar Urban/West Region, Tanzania

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Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
-6.164 and 39.198 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
S -6° 9' 50" and E 39° 11' 52"
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: 02:09 AM (Sunday)
Timezone: Africa/Dar_es_Salaam
UTC/GMT offset: 3 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
6:31 am and 6:25 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-8.819 and -140.068 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
Anaho
References
This place on Wikipedia
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Current travel safety evaluation for Tanzania in Eastern Africa

Safety Score: 3,6 of 5.0 based on data from 9 authorites. Meaning please reconsider your need to travel to Tanzania.

Travel warnings are updated daily. Source: Travel Warning Tanzania. Last Update: 2020-08-08 07:23:13

Explore Zanzibar

Zanzibar in Mjini (Zanzibar Urban/West Region) with it's 403,658 inhabitants is located in Tanzania about 238 mi (or 382 km) east of Dodoma, the country's capital.

Local time in Zanzibar is now 02:09 AM (Sunday). The local timezone is named Africa / Dar es Salaam with an UTC offset of 3 hours. We know of 8 airports in the wider vicinity of Zanzibar, of which one is a larger airport. The closest airport in Tanzania is Zanzibar Airport in a distance of 4 mi (or 7 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 23 mi (or 36 km), North. If you need a place to sleep, we compiled a list of available hotels close to the map centre further down the page.

Depending on your travel schedule, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Koani, Mkokotoni, Dar es Salaam, Kibaha and Chake Chake. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 27°C / 80 °F

Morning Temperature 27°C / 80 °F
Evening Temperature 25°C / 77 °F
Night Temperature 23°C / 74 °F
Chance of rainfall 1%
Air Humidity 61%
Air Pressure 1019 hPa
Wind Speed Moderate breeze with 10 km/h (6 mph) from North
Cloud Conditions Overcast clouds, covering 98% of sky
General Conditions Light rain

Sunday, 9th of August 2020

25°C (78 °F)
22°C (72 °F)
Light rain, moderate breeze, overcast clouds.

Monday, 10th of August 2020

27°C (80 °F)
22°C (72 °F)
Light rain, light breeze, overcast clouds.

Tuesday, 11th of August 2020

27°C (80 °F)
23°C (73 °F)
Light rain, light breeze, scattered clouds.

Hotels and Places to Stay

FAIRMONT ZANZIBAR

Address
0,4 mi
STONE TOWN PO BOX 4770
Zanzibar
Tanzania

Time Information

Checkout: - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Baraza Resort & Spa Zanzibar

Address
0,3 mi
Bwejuu Beach
Zanzibar
Tanzania

Time Information

Checkout: 10:00 - Checkin: 13:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


NEPTUNE PWANI BEACH RESORT AND SPA

Address
0,3 mi
KIWENGWA PWANI MCHANGANI
00000 ZANZIBAR
Tanzania

Time Information

Checkout: - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Breezes Beach Club & Spa

Address
0,4 mi
Bwejuu Beach, South East Coast
Zanzibar
Tanzania

Time Information

Checkout: 10:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


The Palms Zanzibar

Address
0,3 mi
Bwejuu Beach
Zanzibar
Tanzania

Time Information

Checkout: 10:00 - Checkin: 13:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Hideaway of Nungwi

Address
0,3 mi
NUNGWI ROAD NORTH COAST
3498 Zanzibar
Tanzania

Time Information

Checkout: - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Diamonds La Gemma dell' Est Zanzibar - All Inclusive

Address
0,3 mi
Nungwi Road, 21000 Nungwi, Tanzanya
21000 Zanzibar
Tanzania

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


Zanzi Resort

Address
0,3 mi
Zanzibar PO BOX 3663
3663 Zanzibar
Tanzania

Time Information

Checkout: 11:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: 8:00 - 21:00
Weekend: 8:00 - 21:22


KARAFUU HOTEL BEACH RESORT

Address
0,4 mi
71 KAE BEACH RD
00000 Zanzibar
Tanzania

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


The Residence Zanzibar

Address
0,3 mi
KIZIMKAZI MCHAMGAMLE
00255 ZANZIBAR
Tanzania

Time Information

Checkout: - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Videos from this area

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

ScubaDo Snorkeling in Zanzibar

Published: August 25, 2010
Length: 01:02 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Simply Travel

Zanzibar offers some of the world's most exciting scuba diving opportunities and at ScubaDo Zanzibar guests can enjoy both snorkeling and scuba diving tours. Copyright to http://www.simplytrave...


Zanzibar Island 24 hours discovering

Published: February 02, 2018
Length: 26:14 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: MED BELACHQER


STREETS OF ZANZIBAR | RAINY DAY

Published: April 30, 2017
Length: 30:17 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Danilo Guera

Uma volta de carro pelas ruas de Zanzibar com o dia chuvoso.


TIME LAPSE ZANZIBAR BEACH

Published: January 14, 2018
Length: 16:40 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Danilo Guera


DARAJANI MARKET | ZANZIBAR | PART 1 FRUITS AND VEGETABLES

Published: March 29, 2017
Length: 31:03 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Danilo Guera

Não importa para onde você viaja, uma das melhores maneiras de experimentar e conhecer a vida local é explorar o mercado popular. O mercado não é apenas onde produtos são comercializados,...


Travel Africa! Driving through the sky with cloud in Zanzibar / ASMR

Published: January 31, 2019
Length: 30:06 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: 투아프리카2AFRICA

From Jambiani beach to Nungwi beach in Zanzibar, Tanzania. Subscribe 2afria https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC-qoKBUe3KoX3a5Ut1Ruy8Q.


Zanzibar Trip

Published: January 29, 2019
Length: 38:26 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Boris

A short video of our Zanzibar experience in Jan.2018.


Travel Africa! 바람을 따라 탄자니아 잔지바르로! Jambiani beach in Zanzibar, Tanzania

Published: November 22, 2018
Length: 43:34 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: 투아프리카2AFRICA

그저 바람을 따라 그 바람이 훅 코에 던진 바다 냄새를 따라 가던 길을 멈춰본다 바람 때문인지 감탄의 소리는 앞서가고 몸뚱이는 팔랑이며 뒤따른...


Zanzibar Trip

Published: March 15, 2018
Length: 25:35 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Siddharth Upponi

Zanzibar Boat Trip.


Zanzibar Vlog

Published: December 29, 2018
Length: 28:18 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Debralicious

Highlight of some memorable moments in Zanzibar. IG:@debralicious blog: www.debralicious.com.


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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.

Stone Town

Stone Town also known as Mji Mkongwe (Swahili for "old town") is the old part of Zanzibar City, the main city of Zanzibar, in Tanzania, as opposed to Ng'ambo (Swahili for 'the other side'). It is located on the western coast of Unguja, the main island of the Zanzibar Archipelago.

Located at -6.16494, 39.1988 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Cities in Zanzibar, Zanzibar City, World Heritage Sites in Tanzania, Aga Khan Trust for Culture projects, Zanzibar Urban/West Region

HMS Pegasus (1897)

HMS Pegasus was one of 11 Pelorus-class protected cruisers ordered for the Royal Navy in 1893 under the Spencer Program and based on the earlier Pearl-class. The class were fitted with a variety of different boilers, most of which were not entirely satisfactory, and by 1914, four ships had been withdrawn. They had all been condemned in 1904 but were reprieved and remained in service, with scrapping proposed in 1915.

Located at -6.14833, 39.1933 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
1897 ships, Maritime incidents in 1914, Pelorus-class cruisers of the Royal Navy, Ships built in the United Kingdom, Shipwrecks of Africa, World War I cruisers of the United Kingdom, World War I shipwrecks in the Indian Ocean

Bububu

Bububu is a town on the Tanzanian island of Unguja, the main island of Zanzibar. It is located on the central west coast, 10 kilometres north of the Zanzibari capital of Stone Town. The town is predominantly a densely populated industrial town, but it is also noted for its beach, which is one of the best within easy reach of the capital. One of the first railways in Zanzibar was built in 1905 to connect Bububu to Stone Town.

Located at -6.16583, 39.1992 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Villages in Zanzibar

State University of Zanzibar

State University of Zanzibar is located is located on Unguja island in Zanzibar, Tanzania. The university was established by an act of House of Representatives of Zanzibar in 1999 and became operational in 2002.

Located at -6.16583, 39.1917 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Universities in Tanzania, Education in Zanzibar, Educational institutions established in 2002, 2002 establishments in Tanzania

Forodhani Gardens

The Forodhani Gardens (also known as Jubilee Gardens and more recently as Forodhani Park) are a small park of the historical city of Stone Town, Zanzibar, Tanzania. The gardens are located along the main seawalk of Stone Town, just in front of the most famous buildings of Stone Town, i.e. , the House of Wonders and the Old Fort.

Located at -6.16056, 39.1886 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Aga Khan Trust for Culture projects, Zanzibar

Battle of Zanzibar

The Battle of Zanzibar was a naval battle of the First World War between the Kaiserliche Marine and the Royal Navy. The German cruiser SMS Konigsberg had been taking on coal in the delta of the Rufiji River when her crew were told that a British cruiser—HMS Pegasus, which had been part of the Royal Navy's Cape Squadron sent to counter Koningsberg—had put in at Zanzibar for repairs. Konigsberg′s captain—Commander Max Looff—decided to attack Pegasus while she was in port.

Located at -6.14833, 39.1933 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Naval battles of World War I involving the United Kingdom, Naval battles of World War I involving Germany, Conflicts in 1914, History of Zanzibar, East African naval battles of World War I, Military history of Tanzania

House of Wonders

The House of Wonders or Palace of Wonders is a landmark building in Stone Town, Zanzibar. It is the largest and tallest building of Stone Town and occupies a prominent place facing the Forodhani Gardens on the old town's seafront, in Mizingani Road. It is located between the Old Fort and the Palace Museum (and former Sultan's Palace).

Located at -6.1609, 39.1896 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Buildings and structures in Zanzibar

Palace Museum, Zanzibar

The Palace Museum, also known as Sultan's Palace (Beit el-Sahel in Arab), is one of the main historical buildings of Stone Town, Zanzibar. It is a 3-floors building with merlon-decorated white walls, located in Mizingani Road, on the seafront, between the House of Wonders and the Old Dispensary. The palace was built in late 19th century to serve as a residence for the Sultan's family.

Located at -6.1599, 39.1905 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Buildings and structures in Zanzibar, Museums in Tanzania, Museums established in 1994

St. Joseph's Cathedral, Zanzibar

The Roman Catholic cathedral of St. Joseph is one of the most important historical buildings in Stone Town, Zanzibar, as well as one of its main visitor attractions. The church is regularly used by the local Catholic community, with several masses being held each Sunday and occasionally on weekdays.

Located at -6.16278, 39.1889 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Places of worship in Zanzibar, Buildings and structures in Zanzibar, Roman Catholic cathedrals in Africa, Cathedrals in Tanzania

Districts of the same city

These districts belong to Zanzibar.

Popular in vicinity

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


This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Unguja, Zanzibar City, مدينة زنجبار, Горад Занзібар, Занзибар, Sansibar, Zanzibar by, Sansibar-Stadt, Πόλη της Ζανζιβάρης, Zanzibaro, Zanzíbar, زنگبار, זנזיבר סיטי, Zanzibár, ZNZ, ザンジバルシティ, ზანზიბარი, 잔지바르시티, Zanzibaras, Zanzibar, Занзібар, زنجبار شہر, Zanjibar, Ìlú Zanzibar, 桑给巴尔市