Tanga Tourism

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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 273,332 in 2012, 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. Tanga is also an important railroad terminus, connecting much of the northern Tanzanian interior with the sea. Via the Tanzania Railways Corporation's Link Line and Central Line, Tanga is linked to the African Great Lakes region and the Tanzanian economic capital of Dar es Salaam. The city is served by Tanga Airport. The harbour and surrounding is the centre of life in Tanga. It is stretched out several km² into the country. It has several markets in several neighborhoods.


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Facts and Stats for Tanga*

  • Living in Tanga - Quality of Life

    • Climate Index 70.28 (High)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Tanga

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Tanga

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.08 USD
    • International Movie per seat 3.1 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 44.26 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 30.98 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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