Tanga Region is one of the thirty administrative regions of Tanzania. It is bordered by Kenya and Kilimanjaro Region to the north; Manyara Region to the west; and Morogoro and Pwani regions to the south. Its eastern border is formed by the Indian Ocean. It has a population of about two million.
The region was previously known as Tanga Province and included Same and Mwanga districts that are at present in Kilimanjaro Region.
The region is administratively divided into eight districts:
|Districts of Tanga Region
As per the 2012 census, it has a population of 2,045,205 The tribes that have migrated to the region are the Pare, Wataita, Wasambaa, Wambugu, Segeju, Wadigo, Wanago and Wazigua.
Coordinates: 5°18′15″S 38°19′3″E / 5.30417°S 38.31750°E