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Zanzibar Country Info

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Zanzibar is an island part of the United Republic of Tanzania, positioned in the Indian Ocean about 35 km off the coast of the mainland at six degrees south of the Equator. Zanzibar is made up of numerous islands, the main two being Unguja (sometimes called Zanzibar)  and Pemba. The highest point is 390 feet above sea level.

Languages:Swahili, English, Italian, Arabic
Capital city:Stone Town (also known as Zanzibar Town)
Currency:Tanzanian Shilling
People:Native African, Arabic, and Indian
President:Amani Karume
Religion:Muslim (95%), Christian and Hindu (5%)
Climate:Hot and humid
Average Temp:25ºC (77ºF)
Major Industries:Tourism, Spice, and Fishing

Top Luxury Hotels Zanzibar

Star Of The East Zanzibar is a magnificent private sanctuary of eleven exclusive villas with their own plunge pool and a tastefully furnished terrace, a covered Makuti patio and a large tropical garden to enjoy exclusive privacy and the supreme view over the Indian Ocean and the famous Zanzibar sunset.

The villas at Plan Hotel Star of The East are named after eleven of the most precious gems in the world to match the modern and contemporary African style architecture. Personal butler service, a private beach and unmatched all-inclusive services accommodate the most discerning traveller with ultimate comfort, privacy and luxury.

Literally everything and anything you could dream of is catered for at the very highest level of all-inclusive services including access to all facilities, restaurants and bars of Diamonds La Gemma dell’Est.

The flagship of the Neptune Group, Neptune Pwani Beach Resort & Spa, situated on the Eastern Coast of  Zanzibar in Kiwengwa, is the latest addition to the  Neptune Groups portfolio of hotels. It opened its doors early December 2006. This 5-star resort boasts 4 VIP suites and 150 deluxe rooms nestled on  30 acres of the most exquisite landscape on the coast and one of the most spectacular beaches in East Africa.
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