Kigoma, Tanzania, Africa

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Kigoma is a city and lake port in Kigoma-Ujiji District in Tanzania, on the northeastern shores of Lake Tanganyika and close to the border with Burundi and The Democratic Republic of the Congo. It serves as the capital for the surrounding Kigoma Region and has a population of 215,458 (2012 census).[1] The town is situated at an elevation of 775 metres (2,543 ft).

The historic trading town of Ujiji is located 6 kilometres (3.7 mi) south-east of Kigoma.