Mkoa wa Simiyu (Swahili)
|• Regional Commissioner||David Kafulila(2021)|
|• Total||25,212 km2 (9,734 sq mi)|
|• Density||63/km2 (160/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+3 (EAT)|
low · 20th of 25
Simiyu Region is one of Tanzania's 31 administrative regions. The regional capital is the town of Bariadi. Simiyu Region is named after the Simiyu River. The region is home to the Serengeti National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, shared with Mara Region. The region was created in March 2012, from part of Shinyanga Region.
According to the 2012 national census, the region had a population of 1,584,157.: page 2 For 2002–2012, the region's 1.8 percent average annual population growth rate was the twenty-third-highest in the country.: page 4 It was also the fifteenth-most-densely-populated region with 63 people per square kilometer.: page 6
|Districts of Simiyu Region|
|Map with main roads in green||District||Population (2012 Census)|
List of Regional Commissioners
|List of Regional Commissioners(RC)|
|Wikimedia Commons has media related to Simiyu Region|
- "Sub-national HDI - Area Database - Global Data Lab". hdi.globaldatalab.org. Retrieved 2020-02-26.
- Staff (9 March 2012). "Tanzania: State Gazettes New Regions, Districts". Daily News. Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. Archived from the original on 2012-08-23.
- Population Distribution by Administrative Units, United Republic of Tanzania, 2013 Archived 2013-05-02 at the Wayback Machine
- "Postcodes Simiyu Region 39000" (PDF). Tanzania Communications Regulatory Authority (TCRA). 2012.