Bunda District

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Bunda
District
Bunda district in Mara region. Paved trunk roads in green.
Bunda district in Mara region. Paved trunk roads in green.
Coordinates: 02°00′S 33°50′E / 2.000°S 33.833°E / -2.000; 33.833Coordinates: 02°00′S 33°50′E / 2.000°S 33.833°E / -2.000; 33.833
Country Tanzania
Region Mara Region
Population (2012 census)
 • Total 335,061

Bunda is one of the seven districts of Mara Region in the United Republic of Tanzania, East Africa. It is bordered to the North by the Musoma Rural District and Butiama District, to the east by Serengeti District, to the South by Bariadi District and Busega District, and to the west by Lake Victoria. The district administration town is also called Bunda, located on the north-south trans-national all tarmac highway from Kenya to Zambia via Tarime and the lakeside municipalities of Musoma, Mwanza, and thereon to Mbeya in southern Tanzania. The district has four divisions, namely: Kenkombyo, Nansimo, Serengeti and Chamuriho.

Bunda Town, a small town 70 km south of Musoma and west of the Serengeti National Park serves as the district's capital. According to the 2012 Tanzania National Census, the population of Bunda District was 335,061.[1]

Transport[edit]

Paved Trunk road T4 from Mwanza to the Kenyan border passes through Bunda District from south to north.[2]

Administrative subdivisions[edit]

As of 2012, Bunda District was administratively divided into 28 wards.[1]

Wards[edit]

Bunda District is administratively divided into 20 wards:

  • Balili
  • Bunda Mjini
  • Bunda Stoo
  • Butimba
  • Chitengule
  • Guta
  • Hunyari
  • Igundu
  • Iramba
  • Kabasa
  • Kasuguti
  • Ketare
  • Kibara
  • Kisorya
  • Kunzugu
  • Mcharo
  • Mihingo
  • Mugeta
  • Namhula
  • Nampindi
  • Nansimo
  • Neruma
  • Nyamang'uta
  • Nyamuswa
  • Nyasura
  • Salama
  • Sazira
  • Wariku

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Census 2012". National Bureau of Statistics. Retrieved 9 December 2015. 
  2. ^ "Trunk and Regional Roads in Tanzania". Tanroads. Retrieved 1 December 2015.