Mwanza

Mwanza is Tanzania’s second largest town and the economic heart of the Lake Region. Mwanza is located in the extreme northern part of Tanzania Mainland dominated by Africa’s largest lake - Lake Victoria.
Geographically, Mwanza lies between latitudes 1 30’ and 3 0’ south of Equator. The location - on the southern shore of Lake Victoria and the altitude - 1,134 m above sea level - ensures a fresh breeze, a very friendly humidity and a nice temperature throughout the year.

MwqanzaCityview

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Ferry

Lake Victoria abands

 

 

 

The town looks onto the lake, which includes dramatic views of the Bismarck Rock - a massive outcrop of granite. Mwanza is an important crossroad of the region - including several bus

The growth of tourism has come from a vast beauty of its surrounding area and its proximity to the various national parks - and Mwanza is a convenient starting point for trips to the islands in Lake Victoria - e.g. Ukerewe, Ukara and Rubondo and/or through the world famous Serengeti National Park.

MwanzaFishmonument

Lake Victoria

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At the lake