Kahama, Tanzania

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This article is about the town. For the district, see Kahama District.
Kahama
Town
Kahama is located in Tanzania
Kahama
Kahama
Location in Tanzania
Coordinates: 03°50′15″S 32°36′00″E / 3.83750°S 32.60000°E / -3.83750; 32.60000
Country Flag of Tanzania.svg Tanzania
Region Shinyanga Region
District Kahama District
Government
 • Type Town Council
Population (2006 Estimate)
 • Total 36,000
Time zone GMT + 3

Kahama is a town in northwestern Tanzania. The town is the location of the district headquarters of Kahama District. The district is named after the town.

Location[edit]

Kahama is located in Kahama District, in Shinyanga Region, in northwestern Tanzania, approximately 109 kilometres (68 mi), by road, southwest of Shinyanga, where the regional headquarters are located.[1] This location lies approximately 536 kilometres (333 mi), by road, northwest of Dodoma, the capital city of Tanzania.[2] The coordinates of the town are:3°50'15.0"S, 32°36'00.0"E (Latitude:-3.8375; Longitude:32.6000).[3]

Population[edit]

As of January 2006, the population of Kahama, Tanzania was estimated at about 36,000.[4]

Points of interest[edit]

The following points of interest are located landmarks in the town of Kahama or near its borders:[5]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Distance Between Kahama And Shinyanga, With Interactive Map". Globefeed.com. Retrieved 20 November 2014. 
  2. ^ "Map Showing Kahama And Dodoma With Distance Marker". Globefeed.com. Retrieved 20 November 2014. 
  3. ^ Google, . "Location of Kahama, Tanzania At Google Maps". Google Maps. Retrieved 20 November 2014. 
  4. ^ Mongabay, . (2006). "Estimated Population of Kahama, Tanzania In January 2006". Mongabay.Com. Retrieved 20 November 2014. 
  5. ^ BPDWS, . "Kahama, Tanzania: Water & Sanitation Project". Business Partners for Development - Water & Sanitaion. Retrieved 20 November 2014. 
  6. ^ Daily News Reporter, . (23 May 2011). "Tanzania: NBC Launches Kahama Branch". Tanzania Daily News via AllAfrica.com. Retrieved 20 November 2014. 

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Coordinates: 03°50′15″S 32°36′00″E / 3.83750°S 32.60000°E / -3.83750; 32.60000