Ikungi District

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Ikungi District
District
Ikungi District's location within Singida Region.
Ikungi District's location within Singida Region.
Coordinates: 05°08′S 34°46′E / 5.133°S 34.767°E / -5.133; 34.767Coordinates: 05°08′S 34°46′E / 5.133°S 34.767°E / -5.133; 34.767
Country Tanzania
Region Singida Region
Population (2012)
 • Total 272,959

Ikungi District is one of the six districts of the Singida Region of Tanzania. It is one of the 20 new districts that were formed in Tanzania since 2010; it was split off from Singida Rural District.[1] Ikungi District is bordered to the north by Iramba District, Singida Urban District and Singida Rural District, to the east by Manyara Region, to the south by Manyoni District and to the west by Tabora Region. Its administrative seat is the town of Ikungi.

According to the 2012 Tanzania National Census, the population of Ikungi District was 272,959.[2]

Transport[edit]

Paved trunk road T3 from Morogoro to the Rwandan border passes through the district.[3]

The Singida branch of the Central Railway of Tanzanian Railways passes through the district. There is a station at Ikungi town.

Administrative subdivisions[edit]

As of 2012, Ikungi District was administratively divided into 26 wards.[2]

Wards 2012[edit]

Ward Population Population - Male Population - Female Number of Households Average Household Size
Puma 9,945 4,795 5,150 1,999 5
Kituntu 8,444 4,219 4,225 1,497 5.6
Mungaa 18,276 8,903 9,373 3,554 5.1
Siuyu 7,952 3,987 3,965 1,472 5.4
Kikio 7,887 3,937 3,950 1,515 5.2
Lighwa 7,245 3,575 3,670 1,349 5.4
Misughaa 6,679 3,376 3,303 1,302 5.1
Ntuntu 11,360 5,738 5,622 2,124 5.3
Dung'unyi 10,158 5,111 5,047 1,994 5.1
Mang'onyi 14,962 7,903 7,059 3,053 4.9
Mkiwa 5,152 2,625 2,527 942 5.5
Issuna 12,158 6,212 5,946 2,195 5.5
Unyahati 9,710 4,870 4,840 1,956 5
Ikungi 12,661 6,331 6,330 2,533 5
Iglansoni 11,256 5,432 5,824 1,595 7.1
Iseke 6,933 3,444 3,489 1,346 5.2
Ihanja 8,269 4,169 4,100 1,620 5.1
Minyughe 18,440 9,239 9,201 4,965 3.7
Muhintiri 8,896 4,420 4,476 1,486 6
Iyumbu 9,377 4,590 4,787 1,133 8.3
Mgungira 6,548 3,198 3,350 913 7.2
Mwaru 11,784 5,752 6,032 1,929 6.1
Ighombwe 13,344 6,692 6,652 1,839 7.3
Mtunduru 17,056 8,589 8,467 2,940 5.8
Sepuka 12,446 6,092 6,354 2,352 5.3
Irisya 6,021 2,979 3,042 1,097 5.5

Wards 2002[edit]

The Singida Rural District was administratively divided into 30 wards:

References[edit]

  1. ^ "New constituencies up for grabs as CUF cries foul". The Citizen. Retrieved 17 February 2016. 
  2. ^ a b "Census 2012". National Bureau of Statistics. Archived from the original on 5 March 2016. Retrieved 16 February 2016. 
  3. ^ "Singida Roads Network" (PDF). Tanroads. Retrieved 11 March 2016. 

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