Kinondoni District

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Kinondoni
Kinondoni in 2015.
Kinondoni in 2015.
Location of Kinondoni District is located in Tanzania
Location of Kinondoni District
Location of Kinondoni District
Location in Tanzania
Location of Kinondoni District is located in Africa
Location of Kinondoni District
Location of Kinondoni District
Location in Africa
Coordinates: 6°47′42″S 39°15′58″E / 6.795°S 39.266°E / -6.795; 39.266Coordinates: 6°47′42″S 39°15′58″E / 6.795°S 39.266°E / -6.795; 39.266
CountryTanzania
RegionDar es Salaam
DistrictKinondoni
Population
 (2012)
 • Total1,775,049
Time zoneUTC+3 (EAT)
Area code(s)022
Websitewww.kinondonimc.go.tz

Kinondoni District is a district in north west of Dar es Salaam's central business district, Tanzania, others being Temeke (to the far Southeast) and Ilala (downtown Dar es Salaam). To the east is the Indian Ocean, to the north and west the Pwani Region of Tanzania. The area of Kinondoni is 531 km2 (205 sq mi).

The 2002 Tanzanian National Census showed that the population of Kinondoni was 1,083,913.[1] The census of 2012 showed that the population of Kinondoni was 1,775,049: 914,247 female and 860,802 male. There are 446,504 households in Kinondoni with an average of 4 people per household.[2]

The original inhabitants of Kinondoni were the Zaramo and Ndengereko, but due to urbanization the district has become multi-ethnic.[3]


Wards[edit]

Administratively, Kinondoni District is broken into four divisions, 27 wards, and 113 sub-wards. Below is a list of the wards in Kinondoni District:

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