Tanga, Tanzania

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Tanga is both the name of the most northerly port city of Tanzania on the west of the Indian Ocean, and the surrounding Tanga Region.wikipedia
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Arusha

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It is a quiet city compared to, for example, Arusha or Moshi with a comparable number of inhabitants.
Travel by road can be done through privately run coaches (buses) to Nairobi, Dodoma, Babati, Morogoro, Tanga, Mbeya, Singida, Tabora, Mpanda, Kigoma, Mwanza, Bukoba, Iringa, and Dar es Salaam.

Tanga Airport

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The city is served by Tanga Airport.
Tanga Airport is a small domestic airport in northeastern Tanzania serving the city of Tanga and the surrounding Tanga Region.

Tanzania Railways Limited

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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.
Two east-west lines linking the coast and the hinterland were built under colonial rule as German East Africa: the Central Line runs from Dar es Salaam to Kigoma, and the Tanga Line from Tanga to Arusha.

Usambara Railway

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In 1896 the construction of the Usambara Railway began and was extended to Moshi by 1912.
A railway company was created in 1891 with the aim, to connect the port of Tanga at the Indian Ocean with the Lake Victoria by passing south of the Usambara Mountains.

Tanzania

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Tanga is both the name of the most northerly port city of Tanzania on the west of the Indian Ocean, and the surrounding Tanga Region.
There are significant regional differences, with the best performing utilities being Arusha, Moshi, and Tanga.

German East Africa

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This takeover designated Tanga into a township and was the first establishment in German East Africa.
To bring these agricultural products to market, beginning in 1888, the Usambara Railway was built from Tanga to Moshi.

Tanga Region

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Tanga is both the name of the most northerly port city of Tanzania on the west of the Indian Ocean, and the surrounding Tanga Region.

Battle of Tanga

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A British landing was thrown back on 4 November 1914 in the Battle of Tanga, and the town was not taken until 7 July 1916.
Tanga, situated only 80 km from the border of British East Africa (modern-day Kenya), was a busy port and the ocean terminal of the important Usambara Railway, which ran from Tanga to Neu Moshi at the foot of Mount Kilimanjaro.

Amboni Caves

Nearby tourist attractions include Amboni Caves, Galanos hot springs, Saadani national park, Toten Island, URITHI Tanga Museum, war graves and memorials, Tongoni Ruins, Ndumi Village defense works, Mwarongo sand beaches and protected coastal mangroves.
They are located 8 km north of Tanga City in Tanzania off the Tanga-Mombasa road.

Tongoni Ruins

Tongoni
Nearby tourist attractions include Amboni Caves, Galanos hot springs, Saadani national park, Toten Island, URITHI Tanga Museum, war graves and memorials, Tongoni Ruins, Ndumi Village defense works, Mwarongo sand beaches and protected coastal mangroves.
The Tongoni Ruins are 15th century ruins of a mosque and forty tombs in Tongoni, a small fishing village 17 km south of Tanga in Tanzania.

Tanga Cement

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Tanga Cement is one of the major industries.
Production facilities are located in the area of the city of Tanga in Pongwe.

Bombo Hospital

Bombo Regional Hospital
Bombo Regional Hospital is the referral regional hospital in Tanga, Tanzania.

Toten Island

Nearby tourist attractions include Amboni Caves, Galanos hot springs, Saadani national park, Toten Island, URITHI Tanga Museum, war graves and memorials, Tongoni Ruins, Ndumi Village defense works, Mwarongo sand beaches and protected coastal mangroves.
Toten Island (Swahili Kisiwa cha Toten, adapted from German Toteninsel, meaning "Island of the Dead") is situated off the Tanga harbour in Tanzania.

African Sports

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Tanga is represented in the Tanzanian Premier League by football clubs Coastal Union, JKT Mgambo, and African Sports (Wana Kimanumanu) from the 2015-2016 season.
African Sports Club is a football club based in the city of Tanga, Tanzania.

Coastal Union F.C.

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Tanga is represented in the Tanzanian Premier League by football clubs Coastal Union, JKT Mgambo, and African Sports (Wana Kimanumanu) from the 2015-2016 season.
Coastal Union is a Tanzanian football club based in Tanga.

Coastal Aviation

Coastal Travels
Tanga has a small airport and is currently served by only two regional airlines Auric Air and Coastal Aviation providing scheduled services to Dar es Salaam, Pemba Island and Zanzibar.
Arusha, Dar es Salaam, Dolly for Kiligolf, Kilimajaro, Kilwa, Mafia, Manyara Region, Moshi, Musoma, Mwanza Region, Pangani District, Pemba Island, Ruaha, Iringa, Rubondo Island National Park, Saadani National Park, Selous-lowerSelous Game Reserve, Selous-upperSelous Game Reserve, Serengeti- Fort Ikoma, Serengeti- Lamai, Serengeti- Lobo, Serengeti- Mwiba, Serengeti- Ndutu, Serengeti- Seronera, Serengeti- Singita, Serengeti- South, Songo Songo Airstrip, Tanga, Tanzania, Tarangire National Park, Tarime District, Zanzibar.

Port of Tanga

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In the early stages of independence, the Port of Tanga continued to be a gateway for the export of sisal from the region.

Auric Air

Tanga has a small airport and is currently served by only two regional airlines Auric Air and Coastal Aviation providing scheduled services to Dar es Salaam, Pemba Island and Zanzibar.

Tanzanian Premier League

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Tanga is represented in the Tanzanian Premier League by football clubs Coastal Union, JKT Mgambo, and African Sports (Wana Kimanumanu) from the 2015-2016 season.

Port

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Tanga is both the name of the most northerly port city of Tanzania on the west of the Indian Ocean, and the surrounding Tanga Region.

Indian Ocean

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Tanga is both the name of the most northerly port city of Tanzania on the west of the Indian Ocean, and the surrounding Tanga Region.