Bagamoyo, , is a town founded at the end of the 18th century, though it is an extension of a much older settlement, . It was the capital of German East Africa and was one of the most important trading ports along the coast along the west of the Indian Ocean.
Photo: Norocron, CC BY-SA 3.0.


-6.4422° or 6° 26' 31.9" south
38.9062° or 38° 54' 22.4" east
Open Location Code
13 metres (43 feet)
Open­Street­Map ID
node 258155223
Geo­Names ID
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Also Known As

  • Arabic: باجامويو
  • Asturian; Bable: Bagamoyo
  • Bulgarian: Багамойо
  • Catalan: Bagamoyo
  • Cebuano: Bagamoyo
  • Chinese: 巴加莫約
  • Danish: Bagamoyo
  • Dutch: Bagamoyo
  • Egyptian Spoken Arabic: باجامويو
  • Esperanto: Bagamoyo
  • Finnish: Bagamoyo
  • French: Bagamoyo
  • French: Bagomojo
  • Gallegan: Bagamoyo
  • German: Bagamayo
  • German: Bagamojo
  • German: Bagamoyo
  • German: Bagomoyo
  • Greek: Μπαγκαμόγιο
  • Hebrew: בגמויו
  • Hungarian: Bagamoyo
  • Italian: Bagamoyo
  • Japanese: バガモヨ
  • Korean: 바가모요
  • Norwegian: Bagamoyo
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Bagamoyo
  • Persian: باگامویو
  • Polish: Bagamoyo
  • Portuguese: Bagamoyo
  • Romanian: Bagamoyo, Pwani
  • Russian: Багамойо
  • South Azerbaijani: باقامویو
  • Spanish: Bagamoyo
  • Swahili (generic): Bagamoyo (mji)
  • Swahili (generic): Bagamoyo
  • Swedish: Bagamoyo
  • Turkish: Bagamoyo
  • Ukrainian: Багамойо
  • Urdu: باگامویو

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