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Coast of Tanzania and Kenya, and City of Tanga

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February 21st, 2011 Category: Snapshots

Tanzania and Kenya - February 17th, 2011

This APM image shows the coastline of Tanzania and Kenya, along the India Ocean. The white and yellow area on the shores near the bottom of the image is the city of Tanga, Tanzania.

It is both the northernmost seaport city of Tanzania and of the surrounding Tanga Region, sitting near the border with Kenya. It is also the region’s Regional Headquarters. With a population of 243,580 in 2002, Tanga is one of the largest cities in the country.

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