Largest Cities in Tanzania

Facts about Tanzania

Official languages: Swahili, English, Arabic
Capital: Dodoma
Area: 945,087 km²
Population: 41.9 million residents
Population density: 44.33 residents per km²
Currency: TZS
Internet TLD: .tz
ISO codes: TZ, TZA , 834
The country code for Tanzania is +255

Tanzania (officially United Republic of Tanzania, Swahili: Jamhuri ya Muungano wa Tanzania) is a state in East Africa. It lies on the Indian Ocean and borders Burundi, Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique, Rwanda, Uganda, Zambia and the Democratic Republic of the Congo. The name was created as an artificial word from the names of the two parts of the state Tanganyika (with the island of Mafia) and Zanzibar (the islands of Pemba and Unguja) as well as the name Azania.

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Biggest Cities of Tanzania by Population

# City Population Latitude Longitude
1 Dar es Salaam, Tanzania 2,698,763 -6.82349 39.2695
2 Mwanza, Tanzania 436,912 -2.51667 32.9
3 Zanzibar, Tanzania 403,769 -6.16394 39.1979
4 Arusha, Tanzania 341,247 -3.36667 36.6833
5 Mbeya, Tanzania 291,760 -8.9 33.45
6 Morogoro, Tanzania 251,013 -6.82102 37.6612
7 Tanga, Tanzania 224,987 -5.06893 39.0988
8 Dodoma, Tanzania 180,652 -6.17221 35.7395
9 Kigoma, Tanzania 164,379 -4.87694 29.6267
10 Moshi, Tanzania 157,070 -3.35 37.3333
11 Tabora, Tanzania 145,403 -5.01622 32.8266
12 Songea, Tanzania 126,560 -10.6833 35.65
13 Musoma, Tanzania 121,230 -1.5 33.8
14 Iringa, Tanzania 111,931 -7.76667 35.7
15 Katumba, Tanzania 108,669 -9.23333 33.6167
16 Shinyanga, Tanzania 107,473 -3.66393 33.4212
17 Mtwara, Tanzania 96,713 -10.2667 40.1833
18 Ushirombo, Tanzania 95,163 -3.49194 31.9639
19 Kilosa, Tanzania 92,000 -6.83333 36.9833
20 Sumbawanga, Tanzania 89,272 -7.96667 31.6167
21 Bagamoyo, Tanzania 82,537 -6.44222 38.9042
22 Mpanda, Tanzania 73,449 -6.34379 31.0695
23 Bukoba, Tanzania 70,739 -1.33167 31.8122
24 Singida, Tanzania 62,543 -4.81629 34.7436
25 Uyovu, Tanzania 60,960 -3.28333 31.5258
26 Makumbako, Tanzania 53,114 -8.85 34.8333
27 Buseresere, Tanzania 52,981 -3.02361 31.8747
28 Bunda, Tanzania 51,055 -2.05 33.8667
29 Merelani, Tanzania 50,111 -3.56182 36.979
30 Katoro, Tanzania 49,802 -3.02028 31.8958
31 Ifakara, Tanzania 49,639 -8.13333 36.6833
32 Njombe, Tanzania 46,835 -9.34917 34.7717
33 Lindi, Tanzania 42,023 -9.99709 39.7165
34 Vwawa, Tanzania 40,256 -9.10806 32.9347
35 Geita, Tanzania 40,111 -2.8725 32.2325
36 Nguruka, Tanzania 39,246 -5.10917 31.0419
37 Newala Kisimani, Tanzania 38,210 -10.95 39.2833
38 Geiro, Tanzania 38,020 -6.15 36.8667
39 Kidatu, Tanzania 37,653 -7.69916 36.9572
40 Kasulu, Tanzania 37,460 -4.57667 30.1025
41 Tunduma, Tanzania 36,667 -9.3 32.7667
42 Masasi, Tanzania 36,143 -10.7167 38.8
43 Kahama, Tanzania 36,125 -3.83333 32.6
44 Kidodi, Tanzania 36,064 -7.60361 37.0044
45 Igunga, Tanzania 35,755 -4.28333 33.8833
46 Misungwi, Tanzania 35,641 -2.85 33.0833
47 Mlimba, Tanzania 35,081 -8.8 35.8167
48 Mafinga, Tanzania 35,069 -7.25 35.0667
49 Masumbwe, Tanzania 34,891 -3.63333 32.1833
50 Chalinze, Tanzania 34,446 -6.63784 38.354
51 Babati, Tanzania 34,402 -4.21667 35.75
52 Biharamulo, Tanzania 34,149 -2.63194 31.3089
53 Somanda, Tanzania 34,043 -3.36667 33.95
54 Bariadi, Tanzania 33,976 -2.8 33.9833
55 Kirando, Tanzania 33,222 -7.41667 30.6
56 Tarime, Tanzania 33,205 -1.35 34.3667
57 Tumbi, Tanzania 33,011 -5.06667 32.7333
58 Bugarama, Tanzania 32,605 -2.87056 30.5281
59 Mvomero, Tanzania 31,435 -6.25 38.6667
60 Chanika, Tanzania 31,016 -5.41667 38.0167
61 Kyela, Tanzania 30,795 -9.58333 33.85
62 Kibiti, Tanzania 30,274 -7.72178 38.9375
63 Kisesa, Tanzania 29,915 -3.08333 34.15
64 Lukuledi, Tanzania 29,810 -10.5667 38.8
65 Mlandizi, Tanzania 29,505 -6.7 38.7333
66 Rujewa, Tanzania 29,339 -8.7 34.3833
67 Ilula, Tanzania 29,304 -7.6766 36.0366
68 Kibondo, Tanzania 28,777 -3.58639 30.7203
69 Tukuyu, Tanzania 28,509 -9.25 33.65
70 Namanyere, Tanzania 28,329 -7.51667 31.05
71 Mkuranga, Tanzania 28,148 -7.11799 39.2078
72 Bungu, Tanzania 27,984 -7.63369 39.0582
73 Chato, Tanzania 27,887 -2.63778 31.7669
74 Kasamwa, Tanzania 27,792 -2.85 32.4333
75 Sikonge, Tanzania 27,224 -5.63333 32.7667
76 Malinyi, Tanzania 27,152 -8.93333 36.1333
77 Mtinko, Tanzania 26,836 -4.55 34.85
78 Nzega, Tanzania 26,695 -4.21667 33.1833
79 Maramba, Tanzania 26,642 -5.05 38.6167
80 Wete, Tanzania 26,561 -5.05589 39.7294
81 Magugu, Tanzania 26,242 -4.01667 35.7667
82 Sokoni, Tanzania 25,932 -6.43333 39.55
83 Sepuka, Tanzania 25,768 -4.75 34.5333
84 Mbinga, Tanzania 25,303 -10.9333 35.0167
85 Luchingu, Tanzania 25,256 -10.9 39.3333
86 Igurusi, Tanzania 25,006 -8.85 33.85
87 Chimala, Tanzania 24,928 -8.85637 34.0239
88 Shelui, Tanzania 24,928 -4.36667 34.2
89 Kakonko, Tanzania 24,799 -3.28278 30.9642
90 Uvinza, Tanzania 24,761 -5.10361 30.3911
91 Nyalikungu, Tanzania 24,759 -3.18333 33.7833
92 Sirari, Tanzania 24,428 -1.25367 34.476
93 Lushoto, Tanzania 24,308 -4.78333 38.2833
94 Matai, Tanzania 24,181 -8.3 31.5167
95 Old Shinyanga, Tanzania 23,858 -3.55 33.4
96 Urambo, Tanzania 23,835 -5.06667 32.05
97 Mgandu, Tanzania 23,829 -5.95 34.1333
98 Kibaha, Tanzania 23,762 -6.76667 38.9167
99 Songwa, Tanzania 23,729 -3.51667 33.5167
100 Kiomboi, Tanzania 23,630 -4.26667 34.3667
101 Kondoa, Tanzania 23,629 -4.9 35.7833
102 Vikindu, Tanzania 23,418 -7.00667 39.2985
103 Mwadui, Tanzania 23,407 -3.55 33.6
104 Nangomba, Tanzania 23,139 -10.9 38.5
105 Kingori, Tanzania 22,950 -3.28333 36.9833
106 Igugunu, Tanzania 22,921 -4.56667 34.6333
107 Ngudu, Tanzania 22,769 -2.96667 33.3333
108 Chala, Tanzania 22,735 -7.58333 31.2667
109 Lalago, Tanzania 22,662 -3.45 33.95
110 Kigonsera, Tanzania 22,266 -10.8 35.05
111 Tinde, Tanzania 22,193 -3.88333 33.2
112 Rulenge, Tanzania 22,180 -2.7175 30.6325
113 Maswa, Tanzania 22,136 -2.68333 33.9833
114 Chake Chake, Tanzania 21,797 -5.24586 39.7666
115 Mhango, Tanzania 21,664 -3.28333 32.85
116 Kiwira, Tanzania 21,453 -9.17307 33.5415
117 Isaka, Tanzania 21,205 -3.9 32.9333
118 Basotu, Tanzania 21,048 -4.36667 35.0833
119 Mazinde, Tanzania 20,645 -4.8 38.2167
120 Muriti, Tanzania 20,365 -1.98333 32.9167
121 Matui, Tanzania 20,352 -4.8 38.25
122 Hedaru, Tanzania 20,342 -4.5 37.9
123 Nsunga, Tanzania 20,160 -1.14389 31.3947
124 Dareda, Tanzania 19,987 -4.21667 35.55
125 Nshamba, Tanzania 19,926 -1.79833 31.5511
126 Mpwapwa, Tanzania 19,917 -6.35 36.4833
127 Kiratu, Tanzania 19,914 -3.33333 35.6667
128 Itigi, Tanzania 19,822 -5.7 34.4833
129 Ikungi, Tanzania 19,803 -5.13333 34.7667
130 Nanyamba, Tanzania 19,666 -10.6833 39.8333
131 Kibakwe, Tanzania 19,637 -6.71667 36.3667
132 Maposeni, Tanzania 19,583 -10.5833 35.4
133 Kabanga, Tanzania 19,532 -2.63861 30.4678
134 Liwale, Tanzania 19,407 -9.76667 37.9333
135 Laela, Tanzania 19,296 -8.56667 32.05
136 Bashanet, Tanzania 19,198 -4.23333 35.4167
137 Magomeni, Tanzania 19,197 -6.8 39.25
138 Kihangara, Tanzania 19,193 -2.58333 33.35
139 Mtwango, Tanzania 19,151 -9.01667 34.8
140 Ilembula, Tanzania 18,981 -8.9 34.5833
141 Dongobesh, Tanzania 18,975 -4.06667 35.3833
142 Matiri, Tanzania 18,941 -10.75 34.9
143 Magole, Tanzania 18,864 -6.37697 37.3737
144 Mlowo, Tanzania 18,848 -9 32.9833
145 Usa River, Tanzania 18,837 -3.36667 36.85
146 Nangwa, Tanzania 18,706 -4.46667 35.45
147 Galappo, Tanzania 18,639 -4.26667 35.85
148 Mugumu, Tanzania 18,542 -1.85 34.7
149 Katerero, Tanzania 18,541 -1.4 31.7333
150 Nyakabindi, Tanzania 18,539 -2.63333 33.9833
151 Nachingwea, Tanzania 18,169 -10.3725 38.7625
152 Izazi, Tanzania 18,121 -7.2 35.7333
153 Msowero, Tanzania 17,972 -6.53333 37.2
154 Ipinda, Tanzania 17,886 -9.48333 33.9
155 Mto wa Mbu, Tanzania 17,865 -3.35 35.85
156 Usevia, Tanzania 17,853 -7.1 31.2333
157 Nanganga, Tanzania 17,579 -10.3833 39.15
158 Same, Tanzania 17,566 -4.06667 37.7333
159 Ilongero, Tanzania 17,453 -4.66667 34.8667
160 Kibara, Tanzania 17,322 -2.15 33.45
161 Ngerengere, Tanzania 17,292 -6.75 38.1167
162 Puma, Tanzania 17,203 -5 34.7333
163 Tandahimba, Tanzania 17,152 -10.75 39.6333
164 Muheza, Tanzania 17,111 -5.16667 38.7833
165 Malampaka, Tanzania 17,027 -3.13333 33.5333
166 Lugoba, Tanzania 17,013 -6.45 38.3333
167 Ngara, Tanzania 17,001 -2.51222 30.6558
168 Mwandiga, Tanzania 16,933 -4.83 29.6581
169 Mikumi, Tanzania 16,891 -7.40409 36.9831
170 Mungaa, Tanzania 16,826 -4.96667 34.8833
171 Nyamuswa, Tanzania 16,618 -1.9 34.0167
172 Mbuguni, Tanzania 16,553 -3.56667 36.95
173 Butiama, Tanzania 16,487 -1.76667 33.9667
174 Kishapu, Tanzania 16,482 -3.61667 33.8667
175 Nyangao, Tanzania 16,454 -10.3333 39.2833
176 Tingi, Tanzania 16,426 -11.3 35.0333
177 Kitama, Tanzania 16,343 -10.7167 39.7333
178 Lembeni, Tanzania 16,119 -3.78333 37.6167
179 Kamachumu, Tanzania 15,812 -1.61861 31.62
180 Mlalo, Tanzania 15,687 -4.93333 38.9333
181 Makuyuni, Tanzania 15,627 -4.73333 38.1
182 Usagara, Tanzania 15,625 -2.68333 33
183 Mabama, Tanzania 15,431 -5.13333 32.5333
184 Mlangali, Tanzania 15,279 -9.78333 34.5167
185 Mahanje, Tanzania 15,120 -9.93333 35.3333
186 Nkoaranga, Tanzania 14,849 -3.33333 36.8
187 Nyakahanga, Tanzania 14,722 -1.60333 31.1414
188 Endasak, Tanzania 14,687 -4.41667 35.5167
189 Ndungu, Tanzania 14,656 -4.36667 38.05
190 Misasi, Tanzania 14,281 -3 33.0833
191 Mabamba, Tanzania 14,251 -3.59833 30.5019
192 Dunda, Tanzania 14,191 -8.11667 34.25
193 Kyaka, Tanzania 13,921 -1.25222 31.4203
194 Mahuta, Tanzania 13,659 -10.8667 39.45
195 Nanhyanga, Tanzania 13,630 -10.8 39.55
196 Naberera, Tanzania 13,610 -4.2 36.9333
197 Itumba, Tanzania 13,549 -9.4 33.1833
198 Mbulu, Tanzania 13,541 -3.85 35.5333
199 Liuli, Tanzania 13,230 -11.0833 34.6333
200 Ikwiriri, Tanzania 13,182 -7.95618 38.9716
201 Ndago, Tanzania 13,123 -4.6 34.35
202 Mwanga, Tanzania 12,957 -4.8 38.2
203 Chiungutwa, Tanzania 12,875 -10.8833 38.9833
204 Masoko, Tanzania 12,831 -9.33333 33.75
205 Karema, Tanzania 12,741 -6.82052 30.4389
206 Malya, Tanzania 12,738 -2.98333 33.5167
207 Madimba, Tanzania 12,618 -10.4 40.3333
208 Kisarawe, Tanzania 12,618 -6.9 39.0667
209 Kilindoni, Tanzania 12,520 -7.91446 39.662
210 Soni, Tanzania 12,513 -4.85 38.3667
211 Kaliua, Tanzania 12,473 -5.06056 31.7936
212 Ulenje, Tanzania 12,330 -8.93333 33.6833
213 Namanga, Tanzania 12,159 -2.55116 36.7838
214 Mtama, Tanzania 12,039 -10.3 39.3667
215 Katoro, Tanzania 12,036 -1.39972 31.5003
216 Utete, Tanzania 11,999 -7.98598 38.7579
217 Kongwa, Tanzania 11,951 -6.2 36.4167
218 Matonga, Tanzania 11,939 -2.38333 34.0833
219 Mbekenyera, Tanzania 11,905 -10 38.9833
220 Inyonga, Tanzania 11,901 -6.71667 32.0667
221 Namikupa, Tanzania 11,844 -10.8333 39.6
222 Muleba, Tanzania 11,666 -1.83972 31.6544
223 Lupiro, Tanzania 11,541 -8.38333 36.6667
224 Kimamba, Tanzania 11,346 -6.78333 37.1333
225 Namalenga, Tanzania 11,315 -10.95 39.1
226 Mtimbira, Tanzania 11,233 -8.78333 36.35
227 Ruangwa, Tanzania 11,206 -10.0667 38.9333
228 Kisanga, Tanzania 11,089 -7.43622 37.7034
229 Kitangari, Tanzania 11,067 -10.65 39.3333
230 Ngorongoro, Tanzania 10,947 -3.23973 35.4875
231 Nyanguge, Tanzania 10,857 -2.55 33.2
232 Matamba, Tanzania 10,753 -8.98333 33.9667
233 Bugene, Tanzania 10,720 -1.59111 31.1403
234 Mugango, Tanzania 10,661 -1.68333 33.7
235 Mingoyo, Tanzania 10,591 -10.1053 39.6186
236 Kandete, Tanzania 10,429 -9.15 33.8
237 Makungu, Tanzania 10,402 -8.73333 35.2833
238 Igurubi, Tanzania 10,194 -4 33.7
239 Kisasa, Tanzania 10,111 -6.17526 35.7927
240 Majengo, Tanzania 9,985 -5.15 38.9833
241 Micheweni, Tanzania 9,949 -4.96667 39.8333
242 Poli, Tanzania 9,679 -3.33333 36.8
243 Konde, Tanzania 9,641 -4.95 39.75
244 Makanya, Tanzania 9,616 -4.36667 37.8333
245 Longido, Tanzania 9,514 -2.73319 36.6977
246 Maneromango, Tanzania 9,513 -7.1988 38.7848
247 Mwembe, Tanzania 9,143 -4.15 37.85
248 Mbamba Bay, Tanzania 9,108 -11.2833 34.7667
249 Magomeni, Tanzania 9,055 -5.23333 38.1167
250 Manda, Tanzania 8,504 -10.4667 34.5833
251 Kihurio, Tanzania 8,488 -4.46667 38.0667
252 Pangani, Tanzania 8,454 -5.42526 38.9747
253 Nungwi, Tanzania 8,111 -5.72651 39.2987
254 Masuguru, Tanzania 8,057 -11.3667 38.4167
255 Kintinku, Tanzania 8,017 -5.88333 35.2333
256 Lulindi, Tanzania 7,918 -10.8167 39.1333
257 Issenye, Tanzania 7,889 -2 34.3333
258 Mahenge, Tanzania 7,879 -8.68333 36.7167
259 Mwaya, Tanzania 7,669 -9.55 33.95
260 Kwakoa, Tanzania 7,625 -3.76667 37.7167
261 Bukene, Tanzania 7,555 -4.23333 32.8833
262 Usoke, Tanzania 7,406 -5.16667 32.35
263 Kisiwani, Tanzania 7,237 -4.13333 37.95
264 Malangali, Tanzania 7,223 -8.56667 34.85
265 Mtambile, Tanzania 6,908 -5.38333 39.7
266 Nansio, Tanzania 6,548 -2.13333 33.05
267 Nakatunguru, Tanzania 6,175 -2.11667 33.0667
268 Kilimatinde, Tanzania 6,086 -5.85 34.95
269 Monduli, Tanzania 5,805 -3.3 36.45
270 Mahonda, Tanzania 5,680 -6.45 39.4667
271 Msanga, Tanzania 5,638 -6.05 36.0333
272 Nkove, Tanzania 5,500 -7.95 30.85
273 Kibaya, Tanzania 5,139 -5.3 36.5667
274 Mkokotoni, Tanzania 2,683 -5.87506 39.2552
275 Koani, Tanzania 2,322 -6.13333 39.2833

Tanzania: Dodoma

The official capital of the country is called Dodoma. Only 200,000 people live here. The German colonial rulers founded this city. It is in the middle of the country.

The seat of government, however, is in Dar es Salaam, which you can also read as Dar-es-Salam. The seat of government and the economic center of the country are also located here. Dar es Salaama is located by the sea and is a typical African city with a hectic pace and traffic, but also the liveliness and joy typical of Africa that characterize many people.

Neighboring countries of Tanzania

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