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Mwanza City Guide




Mwanza is the second largest city situated in northwest Tanzania. The city acts as a port on the shores of Lake Victoria. The capital of Mwanza region, Mwanza is a commercial region in Tanzania. The geographical location of Mwanza is such that the weather remains favorable all throughout the year. The beautiful Tanzanian city is surrounded by awe-inspiring landscape features. The Bismarck Rocks are wonderful to look at with large deposits of granite. The Victoria Lake in the backdrop enhances the beauty of Mwanza.

Mwanza Airport is close to the main city and there are daily flights from Dar es Salam by Air Tanzania. Trade relations are well-maintained as railways connect Mwanza to Dar es Salam and Dodoma. Roads also connect the city to Serengeti and Musoma.

Cultural heritage of Mwanza is also well developed. The city has a long historical background and the impact is reflected in the art, culture and architecture of Mwanza. Sukuma, the largest ethnic tribe of Tanzania has its cultural hub in Mwanza.

Many industries have developed in the commercial hub of Mwanza, which include fishing, textiles, soap-manufacturing and meatpacking. There are several internet cafes in Mwanza.

Health care facilities are also improving in the Tanzanian city of Mwanza. There is the Mwanza Medical Institute of Medical Research, which does regular researches on tropical diseases. Many non-profitable NGOs also work towards health of women.

There are several places of attraction in and nearby Mwanza.