Zanzibar is an island in the Indian Ocean, just 40 km from the coast of Africa. It is the largest island of the Zanzibar Archipelago, which consists of Unguja (Zanzibar), Mafia and Pemba.
The Island of Zanzibar belongs to the United Republic of Tanzania and is a part of its autonomy - Zanzibar. It has an area of 1 658 square km. Its length is 90 km and the width is 30 km.
Zanzibar is located in the southern hemisphere, 6 degrees south latitude. For Europeans and North Americans it may be surprising that the most sunny windows are those from the North ;-)
Zanzibar is located in the same time zone as Eastern Europe (in summer UTC + 3 h).
The island has 900 thousand inhabitants. Friendly, warm-hearted, cordial. 99% are Muslim.