Kilwa Masoko

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Kilwa Masoko
Kilwa Masoko is located in Tanzania
Kilwa Masoko
Kilwa Masoko
Location in Tanzania
Kilwa Masoko is located in Africa
Kilwa Masoko
Kilwa Masoko
Kilwa Masoko (Africa)
Kilwa Masoko is located in Earth
Kilwa Masoko
Kilwa Masoko
Kilwa Masoko (Earth)
Coordinates: 8°56′0″S 39°30′45″E / 8.93333°S 39.51250°E / -8.93333; 39.51250Coordinates: 8°56′0″S 39°30′45″E / 8.93333°S 39.51250°E / -8.93333; 39.51250
CountryTanzania
RegionLindi
DistrictKilwa
Time zoneUTC+3 (East Africa Time)

Kilwa Masoko is a port town on the Indian Ocean in southeastern Tanzania. Kilwa Masoko is the current major town of Kilwa District and includes all the hotels in the area as well as a bustling market, beautiful beaches, small fishing communities and is the gateway to the ruins of Kilwa Kisiwani. On nearby Kilwa Kisiwani island there are ancient Swahili ruins which were declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1981.

The hotels in Masoko are spread along the coastline but there is a group close to town on JImbiza beach and the newer hotels are on the beautiful Masoko Pwani.

External links[edit]