Pemba North Region

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Pemba North Region
Mkoa wa Kaskazini Pemba  (Swahili)
Vumawimbi beach
Vumawimbi beach
Location in Tanzania
Location in Tanzania
Country Tanzania
Zone Zanzibar
Capital Wete
 • Total 574 km2 (222 sq mi)
Population (2012)
 • Total 211,732
 • Density 370/km2 (960/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+3 (EAT)
Postcode 75xxx
Area code(s) 024

Pemba North Region (Swahili: Kaskazini Pemba) is one of the 31 regions of Tanzania. Located on Pemba Island, the region's capital is Wete. The region includes islands adjacent to the northern part of Pemba, such as Njao Island and Fundu Island.


The region is administratively divided into two districts:[1]

Districts of Pemba North Region
Map District Population (2012)
Tanzania PembaNorth location map.svg Micheweni 103,816
Wete 107,916
Total 211,732


  1. ^ "Postcodes Kaskazini Pemba Region 75000" (PDF). Tanzania Communications Regulatory Authority (TCRA).

Coordinates: 5°05′S 39°48′E / 5.083°S 39.800°E / -5.083; 39.800