Unguja South Region

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Coordinates: 6°16′S 39°25′E / 6.267°S 39.417°E / -6.267; 39.417

Unguja South Region
Mkoa wa Unguja Kusini  (Swahili)
Paje beach
Paje beach
Location in Tanzania
Location in Tanzania
Country Tanzania
Zone Zanzibar
Capital Koani
 • Total 854 km2 (330 sq mi)
Population (2012)
 • Total 115,588
 • Density 140/km2 (350/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+3 (EAT)
Postcode 72xxx
Area code(s) 024
Website zanzibar.go.tz

Unguja South Region is one of the 31 regions of Tanzania. Located on the island of Zanzibar, the town of Koani serves as the region's capital. As of 2002, the population was 94,504.[1]

Administrative divisions[edit]


The region is administratively divided into two districts:

Districts of Unguja South Region
Map District Population (2012)
Tanzania UngujaCentralSouth location map.svg Kati District 76,346
Kusini District 39,242
Total 115,588


For parliamentary elections, Tanzania is divided into constituencies. As of the 2010 elections Zanzibar Central/South Region had five constituencies:[2]

  • Chwaka Constituency
  • Koani Constituency
  • Makunduchi Constituency
  • Muyuni Constituency
  • Uzini Constituency


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