Geita Region

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Geita Region
Mkoa wa Geita  (Swahili)
Region
Location in Tanzania
Location in Tanzania
Country Tanzania
Zone Lake
Created March 2012
Capital Geita
Government
 • Regional Commissioner Said Mgalula
Area
 • Total 20,054 km2 (7,743 sq mi)
Population (2012)
 • Total 1,739,530
 • Density 87/km2 (220/sq mi)
Time zone EAT (UTC+3)
Postcode 30xxx
Area code(s) 028
Website geitadc.go.tz

Geita Region is one of Tanzania's 30 administrative regions. The town of Geita is the capital. The region was created in March 2012[1] from portions of the Shinyanga, Mwanza, and Kagera regions.[2]

The regional commissioner of the Geita Region is Magalula Saidi Magalula.[3]

Districts[edit]

The region is administratively divided into five districts:[1]

Districts of Geita Region
District Population (2012)
Bukombe 224,542
Chato 365,127
Geita 807,619
Mbogwe 193,922
Nyang'hwale 148,320
Total 1,739,530

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