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.
Latitude and longitude of Tanga
Tanga Region is one of the thirty administrative regions of Tanzania. It is bordered by Kenya and Kilimanjaro Region to the north; Manyara Region to the west; and Morogoro and Pwani regions to the south. Its eastern border is formed by the Indian Ocean. It has a population of about two million.
Latitude: -5° 04' 8.15" S
Longitude: 39° 05' 55.50" E
Articles of interest in Tanga
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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 Tanzani…
The Amboni Caves are the most extensive limestone caves in East Africa. They are located 8 km north of Tanga City in Tanzania off the Tanga-Mombasa road. The caves were formed about 150 million years ago during the Jurassic age. It covers an area of…
Tanga Airport (IATA: TGT, ICAO: HTTG) is a small domestic airport in northeastern Tanzania serving the city of Tanga and the surrounding Tanga Region.
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.
Mkwakwani Stadium is a multi-purpose stadium in Tanga, Tanzania. It is currently used mostly for football matches and serves as the home venue for Coastal Union F.C.
Manza Bay is located on the coast of Tanzania, some 10 miles (16 km) north of the town of Tanga.
The Amani Nature Reserve is a protected area located within the Muheza and Korogwe Districts in the Tanga Region of Tanzania, in tropical East Africa.