Korogwe District

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Korogwe District

Wilaya ya Korogwe  (Swahili)
Trunk road heading towards Korogwe
Trunk road heading towards Korogwe
Location within Tanga Region (red)
Location within Tanga Region (red)
CountryTanzania
ZoneNorthern
RegionTanga
CapitalKorogwe
Government
 • District CommissionerErasto Sima
Area
 • Total3,428.43 km2 (1,323.72 sq mi)
Population
 (2012)
 • Total242,038
 • Density71/km2 (180/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+3 (EAT)
Postcode
216xx
Area code(s)027
Websitekorogwedc.go.tz

Korogwe Rural District (or Korogwe District Council) is one of the ten districts of Tanga Region in Tanzania. It is bordered to the north by the Lushoto District, to the east by the Mkinga District and the Muheza District, to the South by the Handeni Rural District and the Korogwe Urban District, and to the West by the Kilimanjaro Region.

According to the 2012 Tanzania National Census, the population of Korogwe Rural District was 242,038.[1]

Administrative subdivisions[edit]

As of 2012, Korogwe Rural District was administratively divided into 20 wards.[1]

Wards[edit]

  • Bungu
  • Chekelei
  • Dindira
  • Kizara
  • Kerenge
  • Korogwe
  • Kwagunda
  • Kwamndolwa
  • Lutindi
  • Magoma
  • Makuyuni
  • Mashewa
  • Mazinde
  • Mkalamo
  • Mkomazi
  • Mombo
  • Msambiazi
  • Mnyuzi
  • Ngombezi
  • Vugiri

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "2012 Population and Housing Census" (PDF). Development Partners Group Tanzania. Retrieved 7 August 2019.