in Mjini of Zanzibar Urban/West Region, Tanzania
- 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: 01:30 PM (Thursday)
- Timezone: Africa/Dar_es_Salaam
- UTC/GMT offset: 3 hours
- Sunrise and Sunset:
- 6:09 am and 6:18 pm
- Antipode Coordinates:
- -8.819 and -140.068 (Lat./Lng.)
- Closest place to antipode coordinates:
- This place on Wikipedia
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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: 2023-09-28 08:27:29
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 01:30 PM (Thursday). 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: 28°C / 83 °F
|Morning Temperature||23°C / 73 °F|
|Evening Temperature||27°C / 80 °F|
|Night Temperature||25°C / 77 °F|
|Chance of rainfall||1%|
|Air Pressure||1015 hPa|
|Wind Speed||Moderate breeze with 9 km/h (6 mph) from North-West|
|Cloud Conditions||Broken clouds, covering 64% of sky|
|General Conditions||Light rain|
Friday, 29th of September 2023
30°C (85 °F)
25°C (76 °F)
Light rain, moderate breeze, broken clouds.
Saturday, 30th of September 2023
28°C (82 °F)
25°C (76 °F)
Light rain, moderate breeze, broken clouds.
Sunday, 1st of October 2023
28°C (83 °F)
23°C (74 °F)
Overcast clouds, gentle breeze.
Hotels and Places to Stay
Baraza Resort & Spa Zanzibar
NEPTUNE PWANI BEACH RESORT AND SPA
Breezes Beach Club & Spa
The Palms Zanzibar
Hideaway of Nungwi
Diamonds La Gemma dell' Est Zanzibar - All Inclusive
KARAFUU HOTEL BEACH RESORT
The Residence Zanzibar
Videos from this area
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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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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).
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.
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.
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