Arusha District

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Arusha Region's Districts

Arusha is one of the five districts of the Arusha Region of Tanzania, and it contains the regional and economic capital; the city of Arusha. It is bordered on the south by the Monduli District and to the north, east, and west by the Arumeru District. As of 1994, Arusha District was the wealthiest district in Tanzania with 91,024 Tanzanian shillings.[1]

As of 2002, the population of the Arusha District was 282,712.[2]

Administrative subdivisions[edit]


For parliamentary elections, Arusha Region is divided into constituencies. As of the 2010 elections Arusha District had one constituency, Arusha Constituency.



The Arusha District is administratively divided into seventeen wards:


  1. ^ Grawert, Elke (2009). Departures from Post-Colonial Authoritarianism: Analysis of System Change With a Focus on Tanzania. Peter Lang. p. 171. ISBN 3631574673. Retrieved September 3, 2012. 
  2. ^ "2002 Population and Housing General Report: Arusha: Arusha". Archived from the original on 18 March 2004. 
  3. ^ In English, the Swahili "Daraja Mbili" means two bridges.

Coordinates: 3°20′S 36°45′E / 3.333°S 36.750°E / -3.333; 36.750