Ilemela District

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Ilemela District
District
Map of Mwanza's Districts (pre-2012)
Map of Mwanza's Districts (pre-2012)
Coordinates: 02°35′S 032°55′E / 2.583°S 32.917°E / -2.583; 32.917Coordinates: 02°35′S 032°55′E / 2.583°S 32.917°E / -2.583; 32.917
Country Tanzania
Region Mwanza Region

Ilemela District is one of the seven districts of the Mwanza Region of Tanzania. It is bordered to the north by the Nyamagana District, to the east by Magu District, to the east and south by Misungwi District and to the west by the Mwanza Gulf of Lake Victoria. Part of the region's capital, the town of Mwanza, is within Ilemela District.[1]

As of 2002, the population of the Ilemela District was 265,911.[2]

Administrative subdivisions[edit]

Constituencies[edit]

For parliamentary elections, Tanzania is divided into constituencies. As of the 2010 elections Ilemela District had one constituency:[3]

  • Ilemela Constituency

Divisions[edit]

Ilemela District is administratively divided into divisions.

Wards[edit]

As of 2002, Ilemela District was administratively divided into nine wards.[2] As of 2012, it was divided into eleven wards having undergone some reorganisation.[4]

2002 wards[edit]

  • Bugogwa
  • Buswelu
  • Igoma
  • Ilemela
  • Kirumba
  • Kitangiri
  • Nyakato
  • Nyamanoro
  • Pasiansi
  • Sangabuye

2012 wards[edit]

  • Bugogwa
  • Buhongwa
  • Buswelu
  • Butimba
  • Ilemela
  • Mahina
  • Mkolani
  • Nyakato
  • Pasiansi
  • Sangabuye

Notes[edit]