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Tanga

(täng`gə, –gä), 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. Among its manufactures are rolled steel, plywood, clothing, and twine. Tanga was expanded in the early 19th cent. as a base for caravans into the interior of E Africa.

Tanga

 

a city in Tanzania, capital of Tanga Region. Population, 60,900 (1967). Tanga is a railroad junction and port on the Indian Ocean. Industries include food processing and textile manufacturing. The city also has metallurgical, metalworking, and woodworking plants. Tanga is the center of an important sisal-growing region.

Tanga

a port in N Tanzania, on the Indian Ocean: Tanzania's second port. Pop.: 190 000 (2005 est.)
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He claims his profession was once a flourishing one in the metropolitan because of the widespread use of tangas, which naturally required frequent repairs due to their widespread use.
It is a talking therapy employed by the author that enables Tanga uncover her anguished past which often resurges from the unconscious to influence her actions.
D'un acte communautaire prepare en avance qui etait suppose etablir la maturite de la jeune femme, l'excision de Tanga s'avere etre un acte vulgaire et violent.
As with much of the planned transport infrastructure with the EAC, the railway and port projects are designed to promote regional integration but will also trigger regional competition as the ports of Dar es Salaam and Mombasa continue their historic rivalry while also having to turn their attention to new developments at Tanga and the proposed port development at Lamu in Kenya.
In Beyala's novel, Anna-Claude promises Tanga "deliverance" if she decides to tell her story and also says she will "embellish" that same story so it can be told to the world.
Katjisupi kombunda yanao ovandu vorukondwa rwa Tanga arire tji va kara novitjitwa vyokuzika Katjambiaa otjombara nokuhina ombata.
We would like this pair to breed but we also just wanted Wutai as company for Tanga.
We helped in a school for children with mental disabilities in Tanga and took on an extra project to renovate a derelict classroom, turning it into a playroom with various murals painted to help them develop and challenge their mental ability while making it fun.
Aprovechando que los personajes que ya se perfilan como candidatos para 2012 son puros galanes metrosexuales que harian las delicias de Paty Chapoy, se podre organizar una bonita pasarela en tanga.
Last month Lee Tanga joined the walking wounded when he broke a front leg in an open.
In her 1988 novel, Tu t'appelleras Tanga (Your Name Shall Be Tanga), Beyala writes about transgression of both physical and ideological spaces as a commentary on power structures and female agency in Western and African phallocratic societies.
A matching string, pounds 9, and tanga, pounds 10, are available in plain white or black.