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Zanzibar West District
Zanzibar West District is located in Tanzania
Zanzibar West District
Zanzibar West District
Location in Tanzania
Coordinates: 06°10′S 039°17′E / 6.167°S 39.283°E / -6.167; 39.283Coordinates: 06°10′S 039°17′E / 6.167°S 39.283°E / -6.167; 39.283
CountryTanzania
RegionZanzibar Urban/West Region
Population
(2002)
 • Total184,710

Zanzibar West District is one of the two districts of the Zanzibar Urban/West Region of Tanzania. It is bordered to the north by the Zanzibar North Region, to the east by the Zanzibar Central/South Region, to the south by Kiwani Bay, and to the west by the Zanzibar Urban District.

As of 2002, the population of the Zanzibar West District was 184,710.[1]

Administrative subdivisions[edit]

Constituencies[edit]

For parliamentary elections, Tanzania is divided into constituencies. As of the 2010 elections the area for Zanzibar West District had nine of the nineteen constituencies in the region:[2]

  • Bububu Constituency
  • Dimani Constituency
  • Dole Constituency
  • Fuoni Constituency
  • Kiembesamaki Constituency
  • Magogoni Constituency
  • Mfenesini Constituency
  • Mtoni Constituency
  • Mwanakwerekwe Constituency

Wards[edit]

As of 2002, Zanzibar West District was administratively divided into twenty-nine wards:[1]

Nr. Ward (Shehia) population
2002
remarks
1 Mwera 6 424
2 Mtoni 9 047 "in the river"
3 Bububu 13 127
4 Chuini 3 320
5 Kama 1 593
6 Mfenesini 2 015
7 Mwakaje 1 933
8 Fuoni Kibondeni 7 118
9 Kianga 4 176
10 Dole 2 496
11 Kizimbani 2 534
12 Mbuzini 2 435 "on the goat"
13 Bumbwisudi 1 492
14 Maungani 2 307
15 Shakani 1 310
16 Kiembe Samaki 19 835
17 Chukwani 4 134
18 Fumba 909
19 Bweleo 842
20 Dimani 1 560
21 Kombeni 3 060
22 Mwanakwerekwe 21 494
23 Mto Pepo 10 700
24 Magogoni 13 170
25 Mtoni Kidatu 7 407
26 Mwanyanya 8 674
27 Fuoni Kijitoupele 11 480
28 Tomondo 14 001
29 Welezo 6 117
  Zanzibar West 184 710  

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ a b "2002 Population and Housing Census: General Report: Urban West: West". Archived from the original on 18 March 2004.
  2. ^ "Organisations located in Zanzibar City - Tanzania". African Development Information. Archived from the original on 2012-09-04.