List of cities in Tanzania

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Dar es Salaam, largest city in Tanzania
Mwanza, Tanzania's second largest city

This is a list of cities and towns in Tanzania.

List of cities in Tanzania
Rank City Census Year / Population Region
1978 1988 2002[1] 2012[2]
1. Dar es Salaam 769,445 1,205,443 2,497,940 4,364,541[N 1] Dar es Salaam
2. Mwanza 110,553 172,287 476,646 706,543[N 2] Mwanza
3. Arusha 55,223 102,544 282,712 416,442[N 3] Arusha
4. Dodoma 45,807 83,205 324,347 410,956[N 4] Dodoma
5. Mbeya 76,601 130,798 266,422 385,279[N 5] Mbeya
6. Morogoro 60,782 117,760 228,863 315,866[N 6] Morogoro
7. Tanga 103,399 137,364 243,580 273,332[N 7] Tanga
8. Kahama ---- ---- ---- 242,208[N 8] Shinyanga
9. Tabora 67,388 92,779 135,243 226,999[N 9] Tabora
10. Zanzibar City 110,531 157,634 206,292 223,033[N 10] Zanzibar West
11. Kigoma 50,075 74,224 144,852 215,458[N 11] Kigoma
12. Sumbawanga 28,586 47,878 80,284 209,793[N 12] Rukwa
13. Kasulu ---- ---- ---- 208,244[N 13] Kigoma
14. Songea 17,955 52,985 108,771 203,309[N 14] Ruvuma
15. Moshi 52,046 96,838 144,336 184,292[N 15] Kilimanjaro
16. Musoma 31,051 63,652 108,242 178,356[N 16] Mara
17. Shinyanga 20,439 46,802 135,166 161,391[N 17] Shinyanga
18. Iringa 57,164 84,860 106,668 151,345[N 18] Iringa
19. Singida 29,258 39,598 115,354 150,379[N 19] Singida
20. Njombe k.A. 25,213 42,332 130,223[N 20] Njombe
21. Bukoba 21,547 28,702 61,652 128,796[N 21] Kagera
22. Kibaha ---- ---- ---- 128,488[N 22] Pwani
23. Mtwara 48,491 66,452 92,602 108,299[N 23] Mtwara
24. Mpanda 13,450 41,014 45,977 102,900[N 24] Katavi
25. Tunduma ---- ---- 34,461 97,562[N 25] Mbeya
26. Makambako k.A. k.A. 51,049 93,827[N 26] Njombe
27. Babati ---- ---- ---- 93,108[N 27] Manyara
28. Handeni ---- ---- ---- 79,056[N 28] Tanga
29. Lindi 27,312 41,587 41,549 78,841[N 29] Lindi
30. Korogwe ---- ---- ---- 68,308[N 30] Tanga
31. Mafinga ---- ---- ---- 51,902[N 31] Iringa

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ For purposes of this table, the city of Dar es Salaam is coextensive with the Dar es Salaam region.
  2. ^ For purposes of this table, Mwanza is composed of the Nyamagana and Ilemela municipal councils.
  3. ^ Based on the population of the Arusha City Council.
  4. ^ Based on the population of the Dodoma Municipal Council.
  5. ^ Based on the population of the Mbeya City Council.
  6. ^ Based on the population of the Morogoro Municipal Council.
  7. ^ Based on the population of the Tanga City Council.
  8. ^ Based on the population of the Kahama Town Council.
  9. ^ Based on the population of the Tabora Municipal Council.
  10. ^ For purposes of this table, Zanzibar City is coextensive with the Zanzibar Urban District (Mjini District).
  11. ^ Based on the population of the Kigoma-Ujiji Municipal Council.
  12. ^ Based on the population of the Sumbawanga Municipal Council.
  13. ^ Based on the population of the Kasulu Town Council.
  14. ^ Based on the population of the Songea Municipal Council.
  15. ^ Based on the population of the Moshi Municipal Council.
  16. ^ Based on the population of the Musoma Municipal Council.
  17. ^ Based on the population of the Shinyanga Municipal Council.
  18. ^ Based on the population of the Iringa Municipal Council.
  19. ^ Based on the population of the Singida Municipal Council.
  20. ^ Based on the population of the Njombe Town Council.
  21. ^ Based on the population of the Bukoba Municipal Council.
  22. ^ Based on the population of the Kibaha Town Council.
  23. ^ Based on the population of the Mtwara Municipal Council.
  24. ^ Based on the population of the Mpanda Town Council.
  25. ^ Based on the population of the Tunduma Town Council.
  26. ^ Based on the population of the Makambako Town Council.
  27. ^ Based on the population of the Babati Town Council.
  28. ^ Based on the population of the Handeni Town Council.
  29. ^ Based on the population of the Lindi Municipal Council.
  30. ^ Based on the population of the Korogwe Town Council.
  31. ^ Based on the population of the Mafinga Town Council.

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