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Moshi(mō`shē), municipality (2012 pop. 184,292), capital of Kilimanjaro prov., NE Tanzania, on the southern slope of Mt. KilimanjaroKilimanjaro
, highest mountain of Africa, NE Tanzania. An extinct volcano, it rises in two peaks, Uhuru (Kibo; 19,340 ft/5,895 m, Africa's highest point) and Mawenzi (17,564 ft/5,354 m), which are joined by a broad saddle (alt. c.15,000 ft/4,600 m).
..... Click the link for more information. , near Kenya. It is the center of a rich coffee-growing region and is an industrial, tourist, and transportation center, connected by rail with TangaTanga
, city (2012 pop. 273,332), capital of Tanga prov., NE Tanzania, a port on the Indian Ocean. It is a commercial, industrial, and transportation center, connected by rail with the interior of Tanzania. Exports include sisal, cotton, tea, and coffee.
..... Click the link for more information. on the Indian Ocean. Manufactures include ginned cotton, cured coffee, beverages, and clothing. The original town, now called Old Moshi and located nearby, was the capital of a 19th-century kingdom of the Chagga people and became (late 19th cent.) an administrative center under the Germans. In the 20th cent. the British moved Moshi to its present site.
a city in Tanzania and the capital of Kilimanjaro Province. Population, 27, 000 (1967); a railroad station. Commercial and industrial center of an agricultural region producing coffee, tea, sugarcane, bananas, and livestock. Local industries include food, woodworking, textiles, and leather footwear. A sugar refinery is located in Arusha Chini, near Moshi.