Chwaka Bay

Chwaka Bay
Location in Tanzania
Coordinates 6°10′S 39°28′E / 6.167°S 39.467°E / -6.167; 39.467Coordinates: 6°10′S 39°28′E / 6.167°S 39.467°E / -6.167; 39.467
Ocean/sea sources Indian Ocean
Basin countries Tanzania
Max. length 7.6 km (4.7 mi)
Max. width 6.8 km (4.2 mi)
Islands Several
Settlements Chwaka and Kae

Chwaka Bay is a large indentation in the central east coast of the Tanzanian island of Unguja - the largest island of the Zanzibar Archipelago. The bay contains several small islands, and the towns of Chwaka and Kae are situated on its coast.[1]

The southwest corner of the bay forms part of the Jozani-Chwaka Bay National Park.


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