Kilwa is a city in Southeast Tanzania. Kilwa Masoko sprang up as the market town associated with the thriving Arab city-state of Kilwa Kisiwani on the large island surrounded by the Kilwa Bay.

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-8.9602° or 8° 57' 36.6" south
39.4963° or 39° 29' 46.6" east
12 metres (39 feet)
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Also Known As

  • Arabic: جزيرة كلوة
  • Arabic: جزيرة كيلوا
  • Arabic: سلطنة كيلوا
  • Arabic: كلوه
  • Asturian: Kilwa Kisiwani
  • Avaric: Kilwa
  • Azerbaijani: Kilva-Kisivani
  • Basque: Kilwa Kisiwani
  • Belarusian: Кілва-Кісівані
  • Bengali: কিলওয়া কিসিওয়ানি
  • Bhojpuri: किल्वा किसिवानी
  • Bulgarian: Килва
  • Bulgarian: Килва Кисивани
  • Bulgarian: Килуа
  • Burmese: ကေလ်ဝါ ကစ်ဆီဝါနီ
  • Catalan: Kilwa Kisawani
  • Catalan: Kilwa Kisiwani
  • Cebuano: Kilwa Kisiwani Island
  • Chinese: 基卢瓦基西瓦尼
  • Chinese: 基尔瓦基斯瓦尼
  • Croatian: Kilwa Kisiwani
  • Czech: Kilwa Kisiwani
  • Danish: Kilwa Kisiwani
  • Dutch: Kilwa Kisiwani
  • English: Kilwa Kisiwani
  • Esperanto: Kilwa Kisiwani
  • Fiji Hindi: Kilwa Kisiwani
  • Finnish: Kilwa
  • Finnish: Kilwa Kisiwani
  • French: Kilwa Kisiwani
  • French: Kilwa kisiwani
  • French: Quiloa
  • Georgian: კილვა-კისივანი
  • Georgian: კილვა კისივანი
  • German: Große Moschee (Kilwa Kisiwani)
  • German: Kilwa Kisiwani
  • German: Kilwa Kisiwani und Songo Mnara
  • German: Quiloa
  • Hebrew: קילווה קיסיוואני
  • Hindi: किल्वा किसिवानी
  • Indonesian: Kilwa Kisiwani
  • Italian: Kilwa
  • Italian: Kilwa Kisiwani
  • Japanese: キルワ
  • Japanese: キルワ・キシワニとソンゴ・ムナラの遺跡群
  • Japanese: キルワ島
  • Kotava: Kilwa
  • Maithili: किल्वा किसिवानी
  • Nepali: किल्वा किसिवानी
  • Norwegian: Kilwa Kisiwani
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Kilwa Kisiwani
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Kilwa Kisiwanis og Songo Mnaras ruiner
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Songo Mnara
  • Persian: کیلوا کیسیوانی
  • Polish: Kilwa
  • Polish: Kilwa Kisiwani
  • Portuguese: Ilha Quíloa
  • Portuguese: Kilwa Kisiwani
  • Portuguese: Kilwa kisiwani
  • Portuguese: Quiloa
  • Portuguese: Quíloa
  • Russian: Килва-Кисивани
  • Russian: Килва
  • Serbian: Килва
  • Serbo-Croatian: Kilwa Kisiwani
  • Slovak: Kilwa Kisiwani
  • Slovenian: Kilva
  • Spanish: Kilwa Kisiwani
  • Spanish: Ruinas de Kilwa Kisiwani y de Songo Mnara
  • Swahili: Kilwa Kisiwani
  • Swedish: Kilwa
  • Swedish: Kilwa Kisiwani
  • Turkish: Kilwa Kisiwani
  • Vietnamese: Kilwa Kisiwani
  • Zulu: Kilwa Kisiwani
  • Ruins of Kilwa Kisiwani

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