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Kigoma info

Standart time zone:
UTC/GMT +3 hours (Africa/Dar_es_Salaam)

Population:
164,268

Coordinates:
-4.87694, 29.62667

Region:
Kigoma

Continent:
Africa

Country name:
United Republic of Tanzania

ISO code:
TZ, TZA, 834

Fips code:
TZ

Phone code:
255

Country area:
945,087 km2

Country population:
41,892,895

Currency:
TZS

Language:
sw

Other information:

Kigoma is a town and lake port in north western Tanzania, on the north eastern shores of Lake Tanganyika and close to the border with Burundi and The Democratic Republic of the Congo. It serves as the capital for the surrounding Kigoma Region and has a population of 135,234 (2007 census) and an elevation of 775 m. The historic trading town of Ujiji is 6 km south-east of Kigoma. == Transport == === Maritime transport === Kigoma is one of the busiest ports on north eastern Lake Tanganyika, since historically it was the only one that had a functioning railway connection (the one at Kalemie in The Democratic Republic of the Congo is not operational at the moment), a direct link to the ocean port at Dar es Salaam. Kigoma Port in the Kigoma Bay has a wharf of two hundred metres and several cranes and is equipped to handle shipping containers. Read more in wiki.



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