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Arusha, Tanzania

Time difference between Seattle and Tanzania is 11+ hours ahead.

Dialing Instructions

Country code: 255

Calling the US from Arusha, Tanzania is 001-US Phone #

Calling Arusha, Tanzania from the US is 011-255-#

Additional Information: To call Kenya from Tanzania, subscribers dial 005 instead of +254, while to call Uganda, they dial 006 instead of +256. To call Tanzania from Kenya and Uganda, subscribers dial 007 instead of +255.

Local Emergency Numbers

Local 911 equivalents are 112 or 999

US Embassy

Name: US Embassy Dar Es Salaam

Address: 686 Old Bagamoyo Road, Msasani, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

Phone: +(255) 22-229-4122

After-hours Phone: +(255) 22-229-4000, dial ‘1’ for an emergency operator




Name: Kilimanjaro International Airport

Airport Code: JRO

Phone: +255 27 255 4252



Name: Selian Lutheran Hospital


Phone: +255 27 250 9974

Joint Commission International certified: NO

Name: Kilimanjaro Christian Medical Center


Phone: 255 656 666 619

Joint Commission International certified: NO