Arumeru District

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Arumeru
District
Map of Arusha Region's Districts with Arumeru highlighted.
Map of Arusha Region's Districts with Arumeru highlighted.
Coordinates: 03°08′S 36°52′E / 3.133°S 36.867°E / -3.133; 36.867Coordinates: 03°08′S 36°52′E / 3.133°S 36.867°E / -3.133; 36.867
Country Tanzania
Region Arusha Region
Population (2002)
 • Total 516,814

Arumeru District is one of the six districts in the Arusha Region of Tanzania. It is bordered to the north, west, and southwest by Monduli District, to the southeast by Arusha District, and to the east by the Kilimanjaro Region.

As of 2002, the population of the Arumeru District was 516,814.[1]

Administrative subdivisions[edit]

Constituencies[edit]

For parliamentary elections, Arusha Region is divided into constituencies. As of the 2010 elections Arumeru District had two constituencies, Arumeru West (Arumeru Magharibi) Constituency and Arumeru East (Arumeru Mashariki) Constituency.

Divisions[edit]

Wards[edit]

The Arumeru District is administratively divided into thirty-seven wards:[1]

Economy[edit]

In 2012, the economy of Arumeru District was threatened when, local landless residents forcibly occupied some of the large horticultural farms that bring in most of the money in the district.[3]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ a b "2002 Population and Housing General Report: Arusha: Arumeru". Archived from the original on 18 March 2004. 
  2. ^ In English, the Swahili "Maji ya Chai" means: water for tea.
  3. ^ Ihucha, Adam (12 May 2012). "Arumeru, Arusha land invasions threaten commercial farming". The East African. Archived from the original on 24 February 2013.