Bukombe District

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Bukombe District
District
Map showing Bukombe District's location within Geita Region.
Map showing Bukombe District's location within Geita Region.
Coordinates: 03°28′S 031°54′E / 3.467°S 31.900°E / -3.467; 31.900Coordinates: 03°28′S 031°54′E / 3.467°S 31.900°E / -3.467; 31.900
Country Tanziana
Region Geita
District Bukombe
Population (2012)[1]
 • Total 224,542
Time zone EAT (UTC+3)
Postcode 30xxx
Area code(s) 028

Bukombe District is one of the five districts in Geita Region of Tanzania.[2] Its administrative centre is the town of Ushirombo.

Prior to March 2012, it was one of the eight districts of the Shinyanga Region.

According to the 2012 census, the population of Bukombe District was 224,542.[1]

Wards[edit]

Bukombe District is divided administratively into 13 wards:[1]

  • Bugelenga
  • Bukombe
  • Busonzo
  • Butinzya
  • Igulwa
  • Iyogelo
  • Lyambamgongo
  • Namonge
  • Ng'anzo
  • Runzewe Mashariki
  • Runzewe Magharibi
  • Ushirombo
  • Uyovu

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