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 Tanga, TanzaniaTanga, Tanzania

 Toledo Sister Cities International: "Tanga is located in east Africa. Like Toledo, Tanga is a seaport, and the population of the two cities is also about the same. In 1996, a group of citizens interested in promoting and cultivating international relations with a city in Africa met under the leadership of Virgina Haywood-Smith. From this interest, the African Sister Cities Committee of Toledo Sister Cities International was formed." [read more]

Wikipedia: "Tanga is both the name of the most northerly seaport city of Tanzania, and the surrounding Tanga Region. It is the Regional Headquarters of the region. With a population of 243,580 in 2002, Tanga is one of the largest cities in the country. It is a quiet city compared to, for example, Arusha or Moshi with a comparable number of inhabitants. The city of Tanga sits on the Indian Ocean, near the border with Kenya. Major exports from the port of Tanga include sisal, coffee, tea, and cotton. Tanga is also an important railroad terminus, connecting much of the northern Tanzanian interior with the sea. Via the Tanzania Railways Corporation's Link Line and Central Line, Tanga is linked to the African Great Lakes region and the Tanzanian economic capital of Dar es Salaam...[Wikipedia link]


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