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Zanzibar West District
District
Zanzibar West District is located in Tanzania
Zanzibar West District
Zanzibar West District
Location in Tanzania
Coordinates: 06°10′S 039°17′E / 6.167°S 39.283°E / -6.167; 39.283Coordinates: 06°10′S 039°17′E / 6.167°S 39.283°E / -6.167; 39.283
Country Tanzania
Region Zanzibar Urban/West Region
Population (2002)
 • Total 184,710

Zanzibar West District is one of the two districts of the Zanzibar Urban/West Region of Tanzania. It is bordered to the north by the Zanzibar North Region, to the east by the Zanzibar Central/South Region, to the south by Kiwani Bay, and to the west by the Zanzibar Urban District.

As of 2002, the population of the Zanzibar West District was 184,710.[1]

Administrative subdivisions[edit]

Constituencies[edit]

For parliamentary elections, Tanzania is divided into constituencies. As of the 2010 elections the area for Zanzibar West District had nine of the nineteen constituencies in the region:[2]

  • Bububu Constituency
  • Dimani Constituency
  • Dole Constituency
  • Fuoni Constituency
  • Kiembesamaki Constituency
  • Magogoni Constituency
  • Mfenesini Constituency
  • Mtoni Constituency
  • Mwanakwerekwe Constituency

Wards[edit]

As of 2002, Zanzibar West District was administratively divided into twenty-nine wards:[1]

Nr. Ward (Shehia) population
2002
remarks
1 Mwera 6424
2 Mtoni 9047 "in the river"
3 Bububu 13127
4 Chuini 3320
5 Kama 1593
6 Mfenesini 2015
7 Mwakaje 1933
8 Fuoni Kibondeni 7118
9 Kianga 4176
10 Dole 2496
11 Kizimbani 2534
12 Mbuzini 2435 "on the goat"
13 Bumbwisudi 1492
14 Maungani 2307
15 Shakani 1310
16 Kiembe Samaki 19835
17 Chukwani 4134
18 Fumba 909
19 Bweleo 842
20 Dimani 1560
21 Kombeni 3060
22 Mwanakwerekwe 21494
23 Mto Pepo 10700
24 Magogoni 13170
25 Mtoni Kidatu 7407
26 Mwanyanya 8674
27 Fuoni Kijitoupele 11480
28 Tomondo 14001
29 Welezo 6117
  Zanzibar West 184710  

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