Musoma Rural District

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Musoma Rural District
Mara-Musoma Rural.svg
Coordinates: 01°52′S 033°36′E / 1.867°S 33.600°E / -1.867; 33.600Coordinates: 01°52′S 033°36′E / 1.867°S 33.600°E / -1.867; 33.600
Country Tanzania
Region Mara Region
Population (2012)
 • Total 178,356

Musoma Rural District is one of the seven districts of Mara Region of Tanzania. Its administrative centre is the town of Musoma. The district is bordered to the east by Butiama District, to the south by Bunda District and to the west and north by Lake Victoria.

According to the 2012 Tanzania National Census, the population of the Musoma Rural District was 178,356.[1]


There are no paved roads connecting the district. Musoma town can be reached using unpaved regional road R188. Musoma Rural District is connected to Bunda Town by unpaved regional road R187. [2]

Administrative subdivisions[edit]

As of 2012, Musoma Rural District was administratively divided into 14 wards.[1]



  1. ^ a b "Census 2012". National Bureau of Statistics. Retrieved 9 December 2015. 
  2. ^ "Trunk and Regional Roads in Tanzania". Tanroads. Retrieved 1 December 2015.