ISO 3166-2:TZ

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ISO 3166-2:TZ is the entry for Tanzania in ISO 3166-2, part of the ISO 3166 standard published by the International Organization for Standardization (ISO), which defines codes for the names of the principal subdivisions (e.g., provinces or states) of all countries coded in ISO 3166-1.

Currently for Tanzania, ISO 3166-2 codes are defined for 30 regions.

Each code consists of two parts, separated by a hyphen. The first part is TZ, the ISO 3166-1 alpha-2 code of Tanzania. The second part is two digits:

  • 01–25: regions as of early 2000s
  • 26: region created in 2002
  • 27-30: regions created in 2012

Current codes[edit]

Subdivision names are listed as in the ISO 3166-2 standard published by the ISO 3166 Maintenance Agency (ISO 3166/MA).

ISO 639-1 codes are used to represent subdivision names in the following administrative languages:

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Code Subdivision name (sw) Subdivision name (en)
TZ-01 Arusha Arusha
TZ-02 Dar es Salaam Dar es Salaam
TZ-03 Dodoma Dodoma
TZ-27 Geita Geita
TZ-04 Iringa Iringa
TZ-05 Kagera Kagera
TZ-06 Kaskazini Pemba Pemba North
TZ-07 Kaskazini Unguja Zanzibar North
TZ-28 Katavi Katavi
TZ-08 Kigoma Kigoma
TZ-09 Kilimanjaro Kilimanjaro
TZ-10 Kusini Pemba Pemba South
TZ-11 Kusini Unguja Zanzibar South
TZ-12 Lindi Lindi
TZ-26 Manyara Manyara
TZ-13 Mara Mara
TZ-14 Mbeya Mbeya
TZ-15 Mjini Magharibi Zanzibar West
TZ-16 Morogoro Morogoro
TZ-17 Mtwara Mtwara
TZ-18 Mwanza Mwanza
TZ-29 Njombe Njombe
TZ-19 Pwani Coast
TZ-20 Rukwa Rukwa
TZ-21 Ruvuma Ruvuma
TZ-22 Shinyanga Shinyanga
TZ-30 Simiyu Simiyu
TZ-23 Singida Singida
TZ-24 Tabora Tabora
TZ-25 Tanga Tanga


The following changes to the entry have been announced in newsletters by the ISO 3166/MA since the first publication of ISO 3166-2 in 1998:

Newsletter Date issued Description of change in newsletter Code/Subdivision change
Newsletter I-5 2003-09-05 Addition of one new region. One spelling correction. List source updated. Code source updated Subdivisions added:
TZ-26 Manyara

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