Dar es Salaam

Dar es Salaam was founded in 1862 by Sultan Seyyid Majid of on the site of the village of Mzizima. Mzizima's history dates back to when the Barawa people started to settle and cultivate the area around Mbwa Maji, Magogoni, Mjimwema, Gezaulole, and Kibonde Maji Mbagara.
Photo: Muhammad Mahdi Karim, GFDL.

Notable Places in the Area

Public building
The is a consortium of five museums whose purpose is to preserve and show exhibits about the history and natural environment of Tanzania. Photo: Moongateclimber, Public domain.

The Saint Joseph's Metropolitan Cathedral is a Roman Catholic cathedral in Dar es Salaam, . Photo: alexander johmann, CC BY-SA 2.0.

The or Dar es Salaam African Memorial in Dar es Salaam, , is a memorial to the askari who fought in the British campaign against the German Army in East Africa in World War I. Photo: Moongateclimber, Public domain.

Established in 1964, the , Dar es Salaam is a 170-bed multispecialty hospital. Photo: Alifazal, CC BY-SA 4.0.

Dar es Salaam

-6.8161° or 6° 48' 57.9" south
39.2804° or 39° 16' 49.3" east
IATA airport code
United Nations Location Code
24 metres (79 feet)
Open­Street­Map ID
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  • Afrikaans: Dar-es-Salaam
  • Albanian: Dar es Salam
  • Amharic: ዳር ኤስ ሳላም
  • Arabic: Dar es Salaam
  • Arabic: دار السلام
  • Aragonese: Dar es Salaam
  • Armenian: Դար-էս-Սալամ
  • Arpitan: Dar es Salam
  • Asturian: Dar es-Salaam
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  • Avaric: Dar es-Salaam
  • Azerbaijani: Dar-əs-Salam
  • Azerbaijani: Dar əs Salam
  • Basque: Dar es Salaam
  • Belarusian: Дар-эс-Салам
  • Bengali: দারুস সালাম
  • Bosnian: Dar es Salaam
  • Breton: Dar es Salaam
  • Bulgarian: Дар ес-Салаам
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  • Burmese: ဒါအက်စ် ဆယ်လန်းမြို့
  • Catalan: Dar es Salaam
  • Cebuano: Dar es Salaam
  • Chechen: Дар-эс-Салам
  • Chinese: Dar es Salaam
  • Chinese: 三兰港
  • Chinese: 三蘭港
  • Chinese: 达累斯萨拉姆
  • Chinese: 達累斯薩拉姆
  • Croatian: Dar-es-Salaam
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  • Danish: Dar es-Salaam
  • Dutch: Dar es Salaam
  • Egyptian Arabic: دارالسلام
  • Egyptian Arabic: دار السلام
  • English: Dar es-Salaam
  • Esperanto: Daresalamo
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  • Finnish: Dar es Salaam
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  • Georgian: დარ-ეს-სალამი
  • German: Dar Es Salaam
  • German: Dar as-Salam
  • German: Dar es Salaam
  • German: Daressalam
  • German: Mzizima
  • Greek: Νταρ ες Σαλάμ
  • Greek: Ντοντόμα
  • Gujarati: દાર ઍસ સલામ
  • Hausa: Dar es Salaam
  • Hebrew: דאר א-סלאם
  • Hindi: दार अस सलाम
  • Hindi: दार एस सलाम
  • Hungarian: Dar es-Salaam
  • Icelandic: Dar es Salaam
  • Ido: Dar-es-Salaam
  • Indonesian: Dar-es-Salaam
  • Indonesian: Dar es Salaam
  • Interlingua (International Auxiliary Language Association): Dar es Salaam
  • Interlingue: Daressalaam
  • Irish: Dar es Salaam
  • Irish: Dárasalám
  • Italian: Dar es Salaam
  • Japanese: ダルエスサラーム
  • Javanese: Dar es Salaam
  • Kabiyè: Taɖɛsalam
  • Kalaallisut: Dar es Salaam
  • Kannada: ದಾರ್ ಅಸ್ ಸಲಾಮ್
  • Kannada: ದಾರ್ ಎಸ್ ಸಲಾಮ್
  • Kazakh: Даруссалам
  • Kirghiz: Дар-эс-Салам шаары
  • Korean: 다르에스살람
  • Korean: 음지지마
  • Kotava: Dar es-Salaam
  • Latin: Dar es Salaam
  • Latvian: Dāresalāma
  • Ligurian: Dar es Salaam
  • Lithuanian: Dar es Salamas
  • Lombard: Dar es Salaam
  • Low German: Daressalam
  • Luxembourgish: Dar es Salaam
  • Macedonian: Дар ес Салам
  • Malagasy: Dar es Salam
  • Malay: Dar es Salaam
  • Maori: Dar es Salaam
  • Marathi: दार एस सलाम
  • Min Nan Chinese: Dar es Salaam
  • Mongolian: Дар эс Салам
  • Norwegian: Dar-es-Salaam
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Dar-es-Salaam
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Dar
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Dar es Salaam
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Daressalaam
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Dar-es-Salaam
  • Occitan (post 1500): Dar es Salaam
  • Ossetian: Дар-эс-Салам
  • Panjabi: ਦਾਰ ਅਸ ਸਲਾਮ
  • Papiamento: Dar Es Salaam
  • Persian: دارالسلام
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  • Pushto: دارالسلام
  • Quechua: Dar es Salaam
  • Romanian: Dar es Salaam
  • Russian: Дар-эс-Салам
  • Samogitian: Dar es Salams
  • Scots: Dar es Salaam
  • Scottish Gaelic: Dar es Salaam
  • Serbian: Дар ес Салам
  • Serbo-Croatian: Dar es Salaam
  • Shona: Dar es Salaam
  • Sicilian: Dar es Salaam
  • Silesian: Dar es Salaam
  • Sinhala: ඩර් එස් සලාම්
  • Sinhala: දරස් සලාම්
  • Slovak: Dar es Salaam
  • Slovak: Dar es Salám
  • Slovenian: Dar es Salaam
  • Somali: Dar es Salaam
  • South Azerbaijani: دارالسلام (تانزانیا)
  • South Azerbaijani: دارالسلام
  • Spanish: Dar as-Salam
  • Spanish: Dar as Salam
  • Spanish: Dar es-Salaam
  • Spanish: Dar es-Salam
  • Spanish: Dar es Salaam
  • Swahili: Dar es Salaam
  • Swedish: Dar es-Salaam
  • Swiss German: Daressalaam
  • Tagalog: Dar es Salaam
  • Tajik: Дар Ассалом
  • Tamil: தாருசலாம்
  • Tamil: தாருஸ்ஸலாம்
  • Tamil: தார் எஸ் ஸலாம்
  • Telugu: దార్ ఎస్ సలామ్
  • Thai: ดาร์-เอส-ซาลาม
  • Tibetan: ཏ་རེ་སི་ས་ལམ།
  • Tosk Albanian: Daressalaam
  • Tumbuka: Dar es Salaam
  • Turkish: Darüsselam
  • Turkmen: Dar es Salam
  • Uighur: دارېسسالام
  • Ukrainian: Дар-ес-Салам
  • Urdu: دارالسلام
  • Uzbek: Dar es Salam
  • Uzbek: Dorussalom
  • Venetian: Dar es Salaam
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  • Vietnamese: Dar es Salaam
  • Waray (Philippines): Dar es Salaam
  • Welsh: Dar es Salaam
  • Western Frisian: Dar es Salaam
  • Western Mari: Дар-эс-Салам
  • Western Panjabi: دارالسلام
  • Wu Chinese: 达累斯萨拉姆
  • Yiddish: דאר עס סאלאאם
  • Yoruba: Dar es Salaam
  • Yue Chinese: 三蘭港
  • Zulu: Dar es Salaam
  • Dār es Salām
  • Tarɛsalam

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