Kilindi District

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Kilindi District
Wilaya ya Kilindi  (Swahili)
District
Location in Tanga Region
Location in Tanga Region
Country Tanzania
Zone Northern
Region Tanga
Incorporated District 2002
Government
 • District Commissioner Gishuli Charles
Area
 • Total 6,443.52 km2 (2,487.86 sq mi)
Population (2012)
 • Total 236,833
 • Density 37/km2 (95/sq mi)
Time zone EAT (UTC+3)
Postcode 219xx
Area code(s) 027
Website tanga.go.tz

Kilindi is one of the eight districts of Tanga Region in Tanzania. It is bordered to the east by the Handeni District, to the north and west by the Kilimanjaro Region and to the south by the Morogoro Region. It split from Handeni District in 2002.

Wards[edit]

The Kilindi District is administratively divided into 15 wards:

  • Jaila
  • Kikunde
  • Kilindi
  • Kimbe
  • Kisangasa
  • Kwediboma
  • Lwande
  • Masagalu
  • Mkindi
  • Msanja
  • Mvungwe
  • Negero
  • Pagwi
  • Saunyi
  • Songe

Sources[edit]

Coordinates: 5°34′S 37°34′E / 5.567°S 37.567°E / -5.567; 37.567