Toten Island (Swahili Kisiwa cha Toten, adapted from German Toteninsel, meaning "Island of the Dead") is situated off the Tanga harbour in Tanzania. It is within the Tanga Bay. The Island contains ruins of two mosques and tombs. The name comes from the German word for "dead bodies" alluding to the numerous graves on the island.
The island within Tanga Bay
Location in Tanzania
|Adjacent bodies of water||Indian Ocean|
|Region||Tanga, Tanga Region|