Mjini Magharibi Region
Mjini Magharibi Region
Mkoa wa Mjini Magharibi (Swahili)
From top to bottom:
Stonetown scene, Swahili door in Mjini District & Lighthouse in Chumbe Island
Home of Stonetown
|Coordinates: 6°13′47.28″S 39°15′29.88″E / 6.2298000°S 39.2583000°E|
|Named for||Unguja Island|
|• Total||230 km2 (90 sq mi)|
|• Rank||31st of 31|
|• Rank||26th of 31|
|• Density||2,600/km2 (6,700/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+3 (EAT)|
|ISO 3166 code||TZ-15 |
medium · 1st
|Symbols of Tanzania|
|Butterfly||Common bush brown|
|Mammal||Zanzibar red colobus|
Mjini Magharibi Region, Zanzibar Urban West Region or West Zanzibar Region (Mkoa wa Mjini Magharibi in Swahili) is one of the 31 regions of Tanzania. The region covers an area of 230 km2 (89 sq mi). The region is located entirely on the island of Zanzibar and bordered to the west by the Indian Ocean, north by Unguja North Region and the east by Unguja South Region. The region is home to one of the seven World Heritage Sites located in Tanzania, namely; Stonetown of Zanzibar. The regional capital is Zanzibar City. According to the 2012 census, the region has a total population of 593,678.
Mjini Magharibi Region is divided into two districts, each administered by a council:
|Districts of Mjini Magharibi Region|
For parliamentary elections, Tanzania is divided into constituencies. As of the 2010 elections Zanzibar Urban/West Region had nineteen constituencies:
- Amani Constituency (Urban)
- Bububu Constituency (West)
- Chumbuni Constituency (Urban)
- Dimani Constituency (West)
- Dole Constituency (West)
- Fuoni Constituency (West)
- Jang'ombe Constituency (Urban)
- Kiembesamaki Constituency (West)
- Kikwajuni Constituency (Urban)
- Kwahani Constituency (Urban)
- Kwamtipura Constituency (Urban)
- Magogoni Constituency (West)
- Magomeni Constituency (Urban)
- Mfenesini Constituency (West)
- Mji Mkongwe Constituency (Urban)
- Mpendae Constituency (Urban)
- Mtoni Constituency (West)
- Mwanakwerekwe Constituency (West)
- Raha Leo Constituency (Urban)
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