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Mwanza

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Introduction

Sun setting on Mwanza, Lake Victoria

Sun setting on Mwanza, Lake Victoria

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Mwanza is a port city on the shores of Lake Victoria, in the northwest of Tanzania. With around 1.2 million inhabitants living within the city limits and around 2 million in the metropolitan region, it is the second largest city in the country.

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Weather

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Avg Max27.6 °C27.9 °C28.5 °C27.8 °C28.1 °C28.4 °C28.3 °C28.7 °C29 °C28.5 °C27.5 °C27.3 °C
Avg Min17.7 °C17.8 °C18 °C18.2 °C17.7 °C16.2 °C15.4 °C16.4 °C17.3 °C18.1 °C18.1 °C17.9 °C
Rainfall103.69 mm108.04 mm139.82 mm168.19 mm72.86 mm21.12 mm11.88 mm20.55 mm22.87 mm85.64 mm157.15 mm138.92 mm
Rain Days10811148212381312

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Getting There

By Plane

Mwanza Airport (MWZ) has flights to/from Dar es Salaam, Kigoma, Arusha, Bukoba, Karagwe, Rubondo, Fort Ikoma, Grumeti, Kigali, Klein's Camp, Kogatende, Lobo, Manyara, Ngorongoro, Pemba, Sasakwa, Seronera, Southern Serengeti, Tanga, Tarime, Zanzibar, Karasabai, Kilimanjaro, Bujumbura, Nairobi, Kisumu, Mombasa, Musoma and Shinyanga.

By Train

Tanzanian Railways has a line running from Mwanza to Dar es Salaam via some places in the Mwanza district and Kwimba. The second branch runs from Tabora to Mwanza port on Lake Victoria.

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