Dodoma Region

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Dodoma Region
Mkoa wa Dodoma  (Swahili)
Region
Location in Tanzania
Country Tanzania
Zone Central
Capital Dodoma
Area
 • Total 41,311 km2 (15,950 sq mi)
Population (2012)
 • Total 2,083,588
 • Density 50/km2 (130/sq mi)
Time zone EAT (UTC+3)
Postcode 41xxx
Area code(s) 026
Website dodoma.go.tz

Dodoma Region is one of Tanzania's 30 administrative regions. The regional capital is the city of Dodoma. According to the 2012 national census, the region had a population of 2,083,588, which was lower than the pre-census projection of 2,214,657.[1]:page 2 For 2002-2012, the region's 2.1 percent average annual population growth rate was the twentieth highest in the country.[1]:page 4 It was also the seventeenth most densely populated region with 50 people per square kilometer.[1]:page 6 With a size of 41,311 square kilometres (15,950 sq mi),[2] the region is slightly larger than Switzerland (41,284 square kilometres (15,940 sq mi)).

The region produces beans, seeds, grain, peanuts, coffee, tea, and tobacco. Cattle are also raised and marketed.

Districts[edit]

The region is administratively divided into seven districts:

Districts of Dodoma Region
Map District Population (2012) Area km²
Tanzania Dodoma location map2.svg Bahi District 221,645
Chamwino District 330,543
Chemba District 235,711
Dodoma 410,956 2,576
Kondoa 269,704 13,210
Kongwa 309,973 4,041
Mpwapwa 305,056 7,479
Total 2,083,588 41,310

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Coordinates: 6°00′S 36°00′E / 6.000°S 36.000°E / -6.000; 36.000