Uvinza, known as Neu Gottorp during the German colonial rule, is a town in western Tanzania in the highlands. Elevation 996m.
During the German colonial period the town was named Neu Gottorp and a railway line was built in the 1900s linking it to Dar es Salaam.
Uvinza has a station on the Tanzanian Railways. In October 2007, it was proposed to build a branch railway to Bujumbura in Burundi junctioning off from here.
Coordinates: 05°06′13″S 30°23′28″E / 5.10361°S 30.39111°E