Meatu District

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Meatu District
Coordinates: 03°32′S 34°19′E / 3.533°S 34.317°E / -3.533; 34.317Coordinates: 03°32′S 34°19′E / 3.533°S 34.317°E / -3.533; 34.317
Country Tanzania
Region Tabora Region
Population (2012)
 • Total 299,619

Meatu District is one of the five districts of the Simiyu Region of Tanzania. It is bordered to the north by the Itilima District, to the west by the Maswa District and Shinyanga Region to the east by the Arusha Region, to the southeast by the Manyara Region and to the south by the Singida Region. Its administrative headquarter is the town of Mwanhuzi.

According to the 2002 Tanzania National Census, the population of Meatu District was 248,949.[1]

According to the 2012 Tanzania National Census, the population of Meatu District was 299,619.[2]


Unpaved Trunk road T37 from Shinyanga to Singida Region passes through the district.[3]

Administrative subdivisions[edit]

As of 2012, Meatu District was administratively divided into 25 wards.[2]




  1. ^ "Population by Sex, Number of Households and Average Household Size". Archived from the original on 2006-06-08. 
  2. ^ a b "Census 2012". National Bureau of Statistics. Retrieved 9 December 2015. 
  3. ^ "Road Networks". Tanroads. Retrieved 23 February 2016.