Kyela District

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Kyela is one of the 8 districts of the Mbeya Region of Tanzania. It is bordered to the North by the Rungwe District, to the Northeast by the Iringa Region, to the Southeast by Lake Nyasa, to the South by Malawi and to the West by the Ileje District.

According to the 2002 Tanzania National Census, the population of the Kyela District was 174,470.[1]

The District Commissioner of the Kyela District is E. Mashimba.[2]


The Kyela District is administratively divided into 15 wards:


Coordinates: 9°37′30″S 33°52′30″E / 9.62500°S 33.87500°E / -9.62500; 33.87500