Ilemela District

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Ilemela District
District
Ilemela District's location within Mwanza Region. Trunk roads in green.
Ilemela District's location within Mwanza Region. Trunk roads in green.
Coordinates: 02°35′S 032°55′E / 2.583°S 32.917°E / -2.583; 32.917Coordinates: 02°35′S 032°55′E / 2.583°S 32.917°E / -2.583; 32.917
Country Tanzania
Region Mwanza Region
Population (2012)
 • Total 343,001

Ilemela District is one of the seven districts of the Mwanza Region of Tanzania. It is bordered to the north and west by Lake Victoria, to the east by Magu District, and to the south by Nyamagana District. Part of the region's capital, the town of Mwanza, is within Ilemela District.[1] The district commission's office is located in Buswelu area of Mwanza town.

As of 2012, the population of the Ilemela District was 343,001.[2]

Mwanza International Airport is located in Ilemela District.

Administrative subdivisions[edit]

Constituencies[edit]

For parliamentary elections, Tanzania is divided into constituencies. As of the 2010 elections Ilemela District had one constituency:[3]

  • Ilemela Constituency

Divisions[edit]

Ilemela District is administratively divided into divisions.

Wards[edit]

As of 2002, Ilemela District was administratively divided into ten wards. As of 2012, it was divided into nine wards having undergone some reorganisation.[4] [2]

2015 wards[edit]

  • Bugogwa
  • Buswelu
  • Igoma
  • Ilemela
  • Kirumba
  • Kitangiri
  • Nyakato
  • Nyamanoro
  • Pasiansi
  • Sangabuye
  • Shibula

2016 wards[edit]

  • Bugogwa
  • Buswelu
  • Buzuruga
  • Ilemela
  • Ibungilo
  • Kawekamo
  • Kahama
  • Kayenze
  • Kirumba
  • Kitangiri
  • Mecco
  • Nyakato
  • Nyamanoro
  • Nyamongoro
  • Nyasaka
  • Pasiansi
  • Sangabuye
  • Shibula
  • Kiseke

References[edit]

  1. ^ Msekela, James Alex (29 December 2007). "Brief Remarks by Hon. Eng. Dr. James Alex Msekela (MP) Regional Commissioner for Mwanza Region to Mr. Ahmed al Marar – 11H – Chairman and Managing Director of the Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank on 29th December 2007" (PDF). 
  2. ^ a b "Census 2012". National Bureau of Statistics. Archived from the original on 5 March 2016. Retrieved 9 December 2015. 
  3. ^ "Organisations located in Mwanza Region - Tanzania". African Development Information. 
  4. ^ "Postcodes Mwanza Region 33000" (PDF). Tanzania Communications Regulatory Authority (TCRA). 2012.