Muheza District

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Muheza District
Wilaya ya Muheza  (Swahili)
District
Muheza District.jpg
Location in Tanzania (dark green)
Location in Tanzania (dark green)
Country Tanzania
Zone Northern
Region Tanga
Government
 • District Commissioner Mathew Nasei
Area
 • Total 1,497.96 km2 (578.37 sq mi)
Population (2012)
 • Total 204,461
 • Density 140/km2 (350/sq mi)
Time zone EAT (UTC+3)
Postcode 214xx
Area code(s) 027
Website tanga.go.tz

Muheza is one of the eight districts of Tanga Region in Tanzania. It is bordered to the north by Kenya, to the east by the Tanga and the Indian Ocean, to the south by the Pangani District, and to the west by the Lushoto and Korogwe Districts.

According to the 2002 Tanzania National Census, the population of the Muheza District was 279,423.[1]

Wards[edit]

The Muheza District is administratively divided into 35 wards:

  • Bwembwera
  • Daluni
  • Duga
  • Gombero
  • Kicheba
  • Kigongoi
  • Lusanga
  • Kigombe
  • Kilulu
  • Kisiwani (English Meaning: on the island)
  • Kwafungo
  • Kwale
  • Magila
  • Magoroto
  • Majengo (English Meaning: buildings)
  • Manza
  • Maramba
  • Masuguru
  • Mbaramo
  • Mhinduro
  • Misilai
  • Misozwe
  • Mkinga
  • Mkuzi
  • Moa
  • Mtimbwane
  • Mtindiro
  • Mwakijembe
  • Ngomeni
  • Nkumba
  • Pande
  • Potwe
  • Songa
  • Tingeni
  • Zirai
  • Mkumbi

Sources[edit]

Coordinates: 5°00′S 38°55′E / 5.000°S 38.917°E / -5.000; 38.917