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Zanzibar is a small archipelago made up of two sister island known as Unguja and Pemba, located in the Indian ocean off the coast of East Africa, about 25 miles from the Tanzania coast and 6 degrees south of the equator.

Zanzibar Island (known locally as Unguja, the main island but as Zanzibar internationally) is 60 miles long and 20 miles wide, it is characterized by beautiful sandy beaches with fringing coral reefs and the magic of historic Stone town-said to be the only functioning ancient town in East Africa, is a World Heritage Site.

Zanzibar's rich history has been influenced by the Arabs, Persians, Indians, Portuguese, British and local tribes from the African mainland and this shows in the architecture.

Stone Town is a place of winding lanes, ornately carved wooden doors, circular towers, raised terraces and beautiful mosques. Important architectural features are the Livingstone house, the Guliani Bridge, the House of Wonders and the Aga Khan's Old Dispensary Building.

Stone Town, the capital of Zanzibar, is steeped in history and an outstanding example of cultural fusion and harmonisation. It was recently and deservedly recognised by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site.

Zanzibar speak Swahili(known locally as Kiswahili)a language which is spoken extensively in East Africa, many believe that the purest form is spoken in Zanzibar as it is the birth place of the language.

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Government of Zanzibar › | Climate of Zanzibar › | Economy of Zanzibar › | Wildlife in Zanzibar › | Zanzibar Culture and People | Cinnamon Spa › | Sandbank Picnic › | Zanzibar Land Animal park › | Kilele › | Zanzibar Butterfly Centre › | Hamamni Persian Baths › | East Africa Diving Centre › | Mangapwani › | Spanish Dancer Divers › | The Old Fort › | Zanzibar Palace Museum › | Zanzibar Paje Beaches › | Uroa Bay › | House of Wonders › | Prison Island › | Forodhani Park › |
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