Mbamba Bay

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Mbamba Bay
Mbampa[1]
Town
Mbamba Bay 2012 ufukoni Tamino.jpg
Mbamba Bay is located in Tanzania
Mbamba Bay
Mbamba Bay
Location in Tanzania
Coordinates: 11°17′S 034°46′E / 11.283°S 34.767°E / -11.283; 34.767Coordinates: 11°17′S 034°46′E / 11.283°S 34.767°E / -11.283; 34.767
Country  Tanzania
Region Ruvuma Region
District Mbinga District
Elevation 471 m (1,545 ft)
Time zone EAT (UTC+3)
UFI -2568444

Mbamba Bay[2] is a town in western Tanzania, lying on the eastern shore of Lake Malawi/Lake Nyasa.

Port[edit]

Mbamba Bay has an indentation in the otherwise straight profile of the lake and may be a potential port.[citation needed]

Transport[edit]

In October 2007, it was proposed to build a branch railway from Liganga via Mchuchuma to Mbamba Bay.[3] Mbamba Bay is linked with Nkhata Bay in Malawi by motorized dhow. The A19 links it with Mtwara, Tanzania, on the east coast.

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