Ubungo

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Ubungo District
Ubungo District is located in Tanzania
Ubungo District
Ubungo District
Location of Ubungo District.
Ubungo District is located in Africa
Ubungo District
Ubungo District
Ubungo District (Africa)
Coordinates: 6°47′20″S 39°12′20″E / 6.78889°S 39.20556°E / -6.78889; 39.20556Coordinates: 6°47′20″S 39°12′20″E / 6.78889°S 39.20556°E / -6.78889; 39.20556
CountryTanzania
RegionDar es Salaam
DistrictUbungo
Time zoneUTC+3 (EAT)
Area code(s)022
WebsiteCity Website
An aerial View of Ubungo District overlooking The TANESCO electric utility company on the left. The picture is facing towards the west.

Ubungo is a district north west of Dar es Salaam central business district, Tanzania. It is located in the western part of the province.

Ubungo was formerly a ward in the Kinondoni District of Dar es Salaam.

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Education[edit]

Universities[edit]

Ubungo hosts the University of Dar es Salaam[2] in north east of Ubungo.

Economics[edit]

Retail[edit]

Ubungo hosts the country's largest indoor shopping mall the Mlimani City Shopping Mall.

The southern entrance of Mlimani City shopping mall.

Transport[edit]

Bus[edit]

The Ubungo Bus terminal is one of the main terminals for the city and serves as a transportation link to mostly upcountry cities and Dar es Salaam.

Railway[edit]

The Dar es Salaam commuter rail goes from here to the city centre but at the moment it is not fast (narrow gauge) and there are ten level crossings of roads along the route before the fast run.

Infrastructure[edit]

Ubungo hosts the offices of the Tanzania Electric Supply Company Limited


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