Mbozi District

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District in Songwe Region, Tanzania

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Mbozi
location in Songwe Region

location in Songwe Region
Country  Tanzania
Region Songwe Region
Area

 • Total 3,404 km2 (1,314 sq mi)
Population

 (2022)
 • Total 510,599[2]

Mbozi District[3] is a district in Songwe Region, Tanzania. It is bordered to the north by the Songwe District and Chunya District of the Mbeya Region, to the east by Mbeya Rural District of the Mbeya Region, to the south by the Ileje District and to the west by Momba District.[4][5]

According to the 2002 Tanzania National Census, the population of Mbozi District was 515,270.[6] The district had an area of 967,900 hectares (2,391,733 acres).[4] The district was restructured in 2016.[5]

The District Commissioner of Mbozi District is D.I. Rwegasira.[7]

Administrative subdivisions[edit]

As of 2016, Mbozi District is administratively divided into twenty-nine wards.[5][2] The wards are:

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Mbozi District was administratively divided into six divisions, twenty-five wards (no longer including Tunduma, which now has its own town council) and 175 villages.[4] The wards were:[6]

Notes[edit]

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  2. ^ a b “Administrative Units Population Distribution Report Tanzania Mainland Volume 1B” (PDF). Tanzania National Bureau of Statistics. December 2022. pp. 227–8. Retrieved 27 October 2023.
  3. ^ Mbozi District (Approved) at GEOnet Names Server. United States National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency
  4. ^ a b c “Overview – (Mbozi District Council)”.
  5. ^ a b c Mwakyusa, Alvar (4 February 2016). “Songwe is new region – with four districts”. Daily News. Archived from the original on 5 February 2016. Retrieved 21 February 2017.
  6. ^ a b “2002 Population and Housing Census General Report: Mbeya: Mbozi”. Archived from the original on 20 March 2004.
  7. ^ “Tanzanian Government Directory Database”. Archived from the original on January 25, 2006.

References[edit]

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