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.

Notable Places in the Area

is a multi-purpose stadium in Dar es Salaam, . is situated 3½ km south of Dar es Salaam. Photo: Raidarmax, CC BY-SA 4.0.

The Saint Joseph's Metropolitan Cathedral is a Roman Catholic cathedral in Dar es Salaam, . is situated 2 km east of Dar es Salaam. Photo: alexander johmann, CC BY-SA 2.0.

The in Dar es Salaam, , is a memorial to the askari soldiers who fought in the British Carrier Corps in . is situated 2½ km east of Dar es Salaam. Photo: Moongateclimber, Public domain.

Dar es Salaam

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