Katavi Region

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Katavi Region
Mkoa wa Katavi  (Swahili)
Region
Katuma River
Katuma River
Location in Tanzania
Location in Tanzania
Country Tanzania
Zone Southern Highlands
Capital Mpanda
Government
 • Regional Commissioner Rajab Mtumwa
Area
 • Total 45,843 km2 (17,700 sq mi)
Population (2012)
 • Total 564,604
 • Density 12/km2 (32/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+3 (EAT)
Postcode 50xxx
Area code(s) 025
Website katavi.go.tz

Katavi Region is one of Tanzania's 31 administrative regions with a postcode number 50000[1]. The regional capital is Mpanda.[2]

In March 2012, shortly after the Katavi Region was created, Dr. Rajab Mtumwa Rutengwe was appointed Katavi Regional Commissioner. He was formerly the Mpanda District Commissioner.[3]

Districts[edit]

The region is administratively divided into three districts[4]:[5]

Districts of Katavi Region
District Population (2012)
Nsimbo 282,568
Mpanda 282,036
Mlele
Total 564,604

References[edit]

  1. ^ https://www.tcra.go.tz/images/documents/postcode/katavi.pdf
  2. ^ Staff (9 March 2012). "State Gazettes New Regions, Districts". The Daily News. Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. Archived from the original on 23 August 2012.
  3. ^ Staff (15 March 2012). "JK names RCs for new regions". The Citizen. Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania.
  4. ^ "History | Katavi Regional Website". www.katavi.go.tz. Retrieved 2017-08-01.
  5. ^ "Postcodes: Katavi Region 50000" (PDF).