Nzega District

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Nzega District
RegionTabora Region
 • Total502,252

Nzega District is one of the seven districts of the Tabora Region of Tanzania. It is bordered to the north by Shinyanga Region, to the south and southwest by Uyui District and to the east by Igunga District. Its administrative seat is the town of Nzega.

According to the 2002 Tanzania National Census, the population of Nzega District was 417,097.[1]

According to the 2012 Tanzania National Census, the population of Nzega District was 502,252.[2]


Paved Trunk road T3 from Morogoro to the Rwanda border and T8 from Tabora to Mwanza pass through the district. These roads meet in Nzega town.[3]

The Tanzanian Central Line train - from Tabora to Mwanza - passes through the district from south to north. A train station is located in Bukene.

Administrative subdivisions[edit]

As of 2012, Nzega District was administratively divided into 37 wards.[2]




  1. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2006-06-08. Retrieved 2006-01-27.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  2. ^ a b "Census 2012". National Bureau of Statistics. Archived from the original on 5 March 2016. Retrieved 9 December 2015.
  3. ^ "Road Networks". Tanroads. Archived from the original on 3 April 2016. Retrieved 23 February 2016.

Coordinates: 4°20′S 33°05′E / 4.333°S 33.083°E / -4.333; 33.083