GPS Coordinate of

Sumbawanga Tanzania

Central address: Unnamed Road, Sumbawanga, Tanzania

Elevation: 1829.082
Time Zone: Africa/Dar_es_Salaam

Latitude: 7° 56' 55.914'' S
Longitude: 31° 37' 0.84'' E

Sumbawanga is a city located in western Tanzania. It is the capital of Rukwa Region. The regional population is approximately 150,000 based on a 2002 census. Sumbawanga lies in the territory of the Wafipa Fipa tribe and so many people speak Kifipa, as well as Kiswahili, the most widely used language of Tanzania. The name of the town literally translates as "throw away your witchcraft", thought to be a warning from local spiritual "healers" to any bringing in superstitions and practices relating to spiritual healers from other areas; there are still some healers who practice both in town and in the surrounding smaller villages on the plateau. The town has the largest hospital in the region, Rukwa General Hospital, which is government funded, as well as the smaller Dr. Atiman Hospital administrated and run by the Catholic Diocese of Sumbawanga.

GPS coordinate of Sumbawanga, Tanzania

The latitude of Sumbawanga is -7.948865, and the longitude is 31.616900. Sumbawanga is a city is located at Tanzania with the gps coordinates of 7° 56' 55.914'' S and 31° 37' 0.84'' E. The elevation of Sumbawanga is 1829.082, the time zone is Africa/Dar_es_Salaam.

Elevation1829.082DMS Lat7° 56' 55.914'' S
DMS Lng31° 37' 0.84'' EGeoHASHkww6z2ywx0jm7
UTM Zone36MUTM Easting347550.234139445
UTM Northing9121101.252936Time ZoneAfrica/Dar_es_Salaam
CountryTanzaniaCountry Code255