Iramba District

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Iramba District
District
Iramba District's location within Singida Region.
Iramba District's location within Singida Region.
Coordinates: 04°22′S 34°12′E / 4.367°S 34.200°E / -4.367; 34.200Coordinates: 04°22′S 34°12′E / 4.367°S 34.200°E / -4.367; 34.200
Country Tanzania
Region Singida Region
Population (2012)
 • Total 236,282

Iramba is one of the six districts of the Singida Region of central Tanzania. It is bordered to the Northwest by the Shinyanga Region, to the North by Simiyu Region, to the east by the Mkalama District, to the South by Ikungi District and to the West by the Tabora Region. Its administrative seat is the town of Shelui.

According to the 2012 Tanzania National Census, the population of the new Iramba District was 236,282.[1]

According to the 2002 Tanzania National Census, the population of the Iramba District was 368,131.[1]

Language[edit]

The natives of the Iramba district are called 'Wanyiramba'(pl., singular: 'Mnyiramba'). Their mother tongue is Kinyiramba, though the majority can also speak Swahili.

Wards 2012[2][edit]

Ward Population Population - Male Population - Female Number of Households Average Household Size
Urughu 13,380 6,566 6,814 1,840 7.3
Mtekente 16,973 8,396 8,577 2,603 6.5
Mtoa 19,724 9,738 9,986 3,237 6.1
Mgongo 13,041 6,377 6,664 2,013 6.5
Shelui 14,933 7,417 7,516 2,903 5.1
Ntwike 16,977 8,461 8,516 3,154 5.4
Tulya 8,265 4,370 3,895 1,607 5.1
Kidaru 9,727 4,849 4,878 1,559 6.2
Kisiriri 10,686 5,294 5,392 2,335 4.6
Kiomboi 25,375 12,270 13,105 5,598 4.5
Kinampanda 14,870 7,308 7,562 2,960 5
Ulemo 17,174 8,407 8,767 3,584 4.8
Kyengege 7,845 3,902 3,943 1,544 5.1
Ndago 14,453 7,195 7,258 2,953 4.9
Mbelekese 12,678 6,364 6,314 2,272 5.6
Kaselya 9,801 4,849 4,952 1,755 5.6
Ndulungu 10,380 5,234 5,146 1,821 5.7

Wards 2002[edit]

The Iramba District was administratively divided into 34 wards:

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Census 2012". National Bureau of Statistics. Retrieved 16 February 2016. 
  2. ^ National Bureau of Statistics 2012 Census

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