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Kigoma is a town in western Tanzania, on the eastern shore of Lake Tanganyika and close to the border with Burundi. It serves as the capital for the surrounding Kigoma Region and has a population of 130,142 (2002 census).

Ferries sail from Kigoma to Bujumbura in Burundi, Mpulungu at the southern tip of the lake, and Ujiji a short distance to the south of Kigoma.


[edit] Railway

A railway operated by the Tanzania Railways Corporation runs from Kigoma to Dar-es-Salaam on the coast.

[edit] Maps

[edit] Statistics

  • Elevation = 775m
  • Population = 3600

[edit] Note

  • There is also a town called Kigoma in Burundi.

Coordinates: 4°53′S 29°38′Ede:Kigoma fi:Kigoma he:קיגומה lt:Kigoma no:Kigoma pl:Kigoma


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