Tunduru District

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Tunduru District[1] is one of the five districts in the Ruvuma Region of Tanzania. It is bordered to the north by the Lindi Region, to the east by the Mtwara Region, to the south by Mozambique and to the west by the Namtumbo District.

As of 2002, the population of the Tunduru District was 247,976.[2]

Administrative subdivisions[edit]

Tunduru District is administratively divided into seven divisions and twenty-four wards.


The divisions are:

  1. Namsakata
  2. Nampungu
  3. Nalasi
  4. Matemanga
  5. Nakapanya
  6. Lukumbule
  7. Mlingoti (comprising the whole of Tunduru township)


The wards are:[2]


  1. ^ Tunduru District (Approved) at GEOnet Names Server, United States National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency
  2. ^ a b "2002 Population and Housing Census General Report: Ruvuma: Tunduru". Archived from the original on 20 March 2004.

Coordinates: 11°00′S 37°30′E / 11.000°S 37.500°E / -11.000; 37.500