Mkoa wa Tanga (Swahili)
Western Usambara Mountains
Location in Tanzania
|• Regional Commissioner||Mwantumu Mahiza|
|• Total||26,677 km2 (10,300 sq mi)|
|• Density||77/km2 (200/sq mi)|
|Time zone||EAT (UTC+3)|
Tanga Region is one of the 31 administrative regions of Tanzania. It is bordered by Kenya and Kilimanjaro Region to the north; Manyara Region to the west; and Morogoro and Pwani regions to the south. Its eastern border is formed by the Indian Ocean. It has a population of about two million.
The region is administratively divided into eight districts:
|Districts of Tanga Region|
The majority of Arabs in Tanga are Omanis, family name AL-ZAKWANI.
- "Population Distribution by Administrative Units, United Republic of Tanzania, 2013" (PDF). National Bureau of Statistics, Ministry of Finance, Dar es Salaam and Office of Chief Government Statistician, President’s Office, Zanzibar. March 2013. Archived from the original (PDF) on June 12, 2013.