Kasulu

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Kasulu
Town
Kasulu is located in Tanzania
Kasulu
Kasulu
Coordinates: 04°34′48″S 30°06′00″E / 4.58000°S 30.10000°E / -4.58000; 30.10000
Country  Tanzania
Region Kigoma Region
District Kasulu District
Population (1988 (Estimate))
 • Total 19,324
Time zone EAT (UTC+3)
Climate Aw

Kasulu is a small town in Tanzania.

Location[edit]

Kasulu is located in northwestern Tanzania, near the International border with the Republic of Burundi. The town lies in Kasulu Mjini Ward, in Kasulu District, Kigoma Region. It is located approximately 78 kilometres (48 mi), by road, northeast of Kigoma, the location of the regional headquarters.[1] Kasulu lies approximately 800 kilometres (500 mi), by road, northwest of Dodoma, the capital of Tanzania.[2] The coordinates of the town of Kasulu are:4° 34' 48.00"S, 30° 6' 0.00"E (Latitude:4.5800; Longitude:30.1000).

Population[edit]

At this time the human population of Kasulu, Tanzania is not publicly known. As of 1988, the population of the town was estimated at 19,324.[3]

Overview[edit]

The town of Kasulu is coterminous with Kasulu Mjini Ward, one of the 30 wards in Kasulu District. The town is also the location of the headquarters of Kasulu District Administration. Small and medium enterprise businesses (SMEs), predominate in the town. Rural subsistence agriculture is practiced in the surrounding countryside, the main crop being maize. Livestock, mainly cattle is also raised in Kasulu District.

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Coordinates: 05°30′00″S 30°00′00″E / 5.50000°S 30.00000°E / -5.50000; 30.00000