Located in south-eastern Tanzania, Mtwara is capital city of the eponymous region. This sprawling city is on the rise and is currently home to more than 80,000 people, with future planning in place to accommodate a further 120,000 inhabitants. Mtwara is an important exporter of iron ore and core, while it's deep-water ports make it a pivotal trading hub in Tanzania. As the population rises and the city's economy flourishes, Mtwara is becoming increasingly popular with tourists looking for a new destination in Africa to visit. It is home to several beaches and beach resorts. The town also provides easy access to Dar es Salaam with frequent flights and sailings. At the center of the city lies the main commercial area, here you can easily find banks, post office, shops and many more. The city's main market is situated towards the southern end of the town.
This regional capital lies close to the equator and is within proximity of the Indian Ocean, resulting in incredibly balmy climate throughout the year, making a visit here a viable option in any season. This coastal city is an ideal destination for sun-seekers looking to get away from it all, with breath-taking views of sandy beaches and the glittering ocean beyond. Take a load off and kick back, or enjoy the big blue with a host of popular water sport attractions.