Tanzania Cities & Towns

By ~ Lindo Travel

Tanzania Cities & Towns

In addition to a wealth of stunning natural attractions Tanzania’s has towns and cities that make vibrant and fascinating stops, plenty to see and do. Many of Tanzania’s coastal cities founded as port towns from which valuable goods were transported across the Indian Ocean by sailing dhow. On the mainland, many inland town were important rest stops for trade caravans on their way to central Africa or Lake Victoria, or returning back to the East Africa coast. In the northern highlands, a number of small towns were founded by Germans as centers of colonial administration and agricultural. Today, Tanzania’s towns and cities still specialize in trade and agricultural and are the centers of economic activity in their regions. Besides their obvious importance for the country’s local economy the towns and cities of Tanzania have many historical and cultural sites of interest to visitors.


Nested at the base of Mount Kilimanjaro, Moshi is the coffee- producing center of the country. All around the town, and on the slopes of Kilimanjaro, vast plantations of coffee blanket the are... Read More »


Near the Zambian border deep in the southern highlands, the city of Mbeya is the major agricultural capital in the country’s southwest region. The Mbeya Mountain Range lies to the north, and th... Read More »


The bustling town of Kigoma is the regional capital of the western Tanzania and a central port in the area. Located on the eastern shores of Lake Tanganyika, Kigoma is surrounded by rugged moun... Read More »


Located in the southern highlands of Tanzania, near the country’s legislative capital of Dodoma and the agricultural centre of Morogoro, Iringa is a pleasant small town and a focus of regional ... Read More »


Located in the heartland of Tanzania, Dodoma is the nation’s official political capital and the seat of government in the country. Comparably much smaller and less developed than the country’s ... Read More »

Dar es Salaam

Dar es Salaam is a Tanzania’s largest city and its economic capital. Located in a quiet bay off the Indian Ocean coast, the city has grown in economic importance to become a prosperous center i... Read More »

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