Unguja North Region

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Unguja North Region
Mkoa wa Unguja Kaskazini  (Swahili)
Matemwe beach
Matemwe beach
Location in Tanzania
Location in Tanzania
Country Tanzania
Zone Zanzibar
Capital Mkokotoni
 • Total 470 km2 (180 sq mi)
Population (2012)
 • Total 187,455
 • Density 400/km2 (1,000/sq mi)
Time zone EAT (UTC+3)
Postcode 73xxx
Area code(s) 024
Website zanzibar.go.tz

Unguja North Region is one of the 30 regions of Tanzania. Located on the island of Zanzibar, Mkokotoni serves as the region's capital. Zanzibar North is divided into two districts, Kaskazini A and Kaskazini B.[1]



The region is administratively divided into two districts:

Districts of Unguja North Region
District Population (2012)
Kaskazini A 105,780
Kaskazini B 81,675
Total 187,455

Kaskazini A[edit]

As of 2002, Kaskazini A had a population of 84,348.[2] As of 2007, it was divided into twenty-eight wards:[3]

Kaskazini B[edit]

As of 2002, Kaskazini B had a population of 84,348.[2] As of 2007, it was divided into twenty-three wards:[4]


As of 2010 election Zanzibar North Region had eight constituencies:[5][6]

Kaskazini A
Kaskazini B
Chaani Constituency     Bumbwini Constituency
Matemwe Constituency     Donge Constituency
Mkwajuni Constituency     Kitope Constituency
Nungwi Constituency        
Tumbatu Constituency        


  1. ^ "Zanzibar North Region - Tanzania". Africa Development Information. 2007. 
  2. ^ a b "2002 Tanzania National Census – North Unguja (North Zanzibar)". Archived from the original on 18 March 2004. 
  3. ^ "Kaskazini A District - Tanzania". Africa Development Information. 2007. 
  4. ^ "Kaskazini B District - Tanzania". Africa Development Information. 2007. 
  5. ^ "Organisations located in Zanzibar North Region - Tanzania". African Development Information. 
  6. ^ "2010 Parliamentary Election Results - As receveid by NEC". National Electoral Commission of Tanzania (NEC). 

Coordinates: 5°55′00″S 39°20′00″E / 5.9167°S 39.3333°E / -5.9167; 39.3333