cosmopolitan archipelago with nearly 1000,000†
people is located in the†Indian ocean about 35km†
off the coast of Mainland Tanzania at longitude†
390 East and latitude 6o south of
equator. It is†
comprised of two bring†Islands namely Pemba†
and Unguja and other 50 small Islands. The†
growth rate is 3% and sex ratio is typical of†
developing countries, females have the majority of 51%.
Pemba is about 40 miles long and 14 miles wide. It has a
surface area of†
608 sq miles. It is located 36 miles from the continent and 29
North-East of Zanzibar (Unguja). for many years, the Arabs
Pemba as Jazora al khudra, meaning the green land.
Zanzibar island which is popularly know as Unguja in kiswahili
is 50 miles†
long and 24miles wide. It has a surface area of 995 sq miles.
separated from the continent by a 21 miles corridor at its
Its highest point is 390 feet above sea level. For more
information about Zanzibar click