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Map of Kigoma district in Tanzania

Basic information about Kigoma
Kigoma Region is one of Tanzania's 30 administrative regions. The regional capital is the city of Kigoma. According to the 2012 national census, the region had a population of 2,127,930, which was higher than the pre-census projection of 1,971,332.:page 2 For 2002-2012, the region's 2.4 percent average annual population growth rate was tied for the fourteenth highest in the country.:page 4 It was also the sixteenth most densely populated region with 57 people per square kilometer.:page 6 With a size of 45,066 square kilometres (17,400 sq mi), the region is slightly smaller than Estonia (45,227 square kilometres (17,462 sq mi)).
Cities, towns & villages in Kigoma
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UjijiUjiji is the oldest town in western Tanzania, located about 6 miles (10 km) south of Kigoma. In 1900, the population was estimated at 10,000 and in 1967 about 41,000. Part of the Kigoma/Ujiji urban area, the regional population was about 50,000 in 1978. Show Ujijion the map
KabangaKabanga is one of a number of towns in Tanzania with this name. This is the one in Kagera Region, near the Burundian border. Kabanga is one of the oldest town in Tanzania, the people in this town are diversity because most of them came from different part of the Africa continent even few of them came from outside Africa such as Asia and Europe. Wahagaza are the indigenous of Ngara even though they might have originated from Rwanda and Burundi but they were the first people to settle in Ngara. One thing that attracted those settlers it is its beautiful weather of semi equatorial climate. Ngara gets enough rain from September to early June. Ngara always look green because the people of Ngara like to plant bananas around their houses since the banana trees stay green even in dry season that m Show Kabangaon the map
KigomaKigoma is a town and lake port in western Tanzania, on the eastern shore of Lake Tanganyika and close to the border with Burundi and the Democratic Republic of the Congo. It serves as the capital for the surrounding Kigoma Region and has a population of 135,234 (2007 census) and an elevation of 775 m. The historic trading town of Ujiji is 6 km south-east of Kigoma. Show Kigomaon the map
KigogoKigogo is an administrative ward in the Kinondoni district of the Dar es Salaam Region of Tanzania. According to the 2002 census, the ward has a total population of 37,964. Show Kigogoon the map
KiseseKisese is an administrative ward in the Kondoa district of the Dodoma Region of Tanzania. According to the 2002 census, the ward has a total population of 9,810. Show Kiseseon the map
UvinzaUvinza, known as Neu Gottorp during the German colonial rule, is a town in western Tanzania in the highlands. Elevation 996m. Show Uvinzaon the map
KasuluKasulu is a small town in Tanzania. Show Kasuluon the map
States, regions, administrative units in Kigoma
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Kigoma RegionKigoma Region is one of Tanzania's 30 administrative regions. The regional capital is the city of Kigoma. According to the 2012 national census, the region had a population of 2,127,930, which was higher than the pre-census projection of 1,971,332. For 2002-2012, the region's 2.4 percent average annual population growth rate was tied for the fourteenth highest in the country. It was also the sixteenth most densely populated region with 57 people per square kilometer. With a size of 45,066 square kilometres (17,400 sq mi), the region is slightly smaller than Estonia (45,227 square kilometres (17,462 sq mi)).Show on map
KibondoKibondo District is one of the four districts of the Kigoma Region of Tanzania, East Africa. It is bordered to the north by the Kagera Region, to the east by the Shinyanga Region and Tabora Region, to the south by the Kigoma Urban District, to the west by the Kasulu District and to the northwest by Burundi. As of 2002, the population of Kibondo District was 414,764. The District Commissioner of the Kibondo District is Kanal John A. Mzurikwao.Show on map
KasuluKasulu District is one of the six districts of the Kigoma Region of Tanzania, East Africa. It is bordered to the north by Burundi, to the east by Kibondo District, to the south by Uvinza District, to the west by Kigoma District and to the northwest by Buhigwe District.Show on map
Uvinza DistrictUvinza, known as Neu Gottorp during the German colonial rule, is a town in western Tanzania in the highlands. Elevation 996m.Show on map
Different buildings in Kigoma
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Kigoma AirportKigoma Airport (IATA: TKQ, ICAO: HTKA) is an airport in western Tanzania serving Kigoma. It is located at the east area of Ujiji. The government of Tanzania is planning to improve the airport. The Kigoma non-directional beacon (Ident: KG) is located on the field. Ground handling at the airport is conducted by the Livingstone Aviation Services Limited.Show on map
Mountains, roads, land forms, forests and other objects in Kigoma
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Gombe Stream National ParkGombe Stream National Park is located in western Kigoma Region, Tanzania, 10 miles (20 km) north of Kigoma, the capital of Kigoma Region. Established in 1968, Gombe is the smallest national park in Tanzania, with only 20 square miles (52 km2) of forest running along the hills of the eastern shore of Lake Tanganyika. The terrain is distinguished by steep valleys, and the forest vegetation ranges from grassland to alpine bamboo to tropical rainforest. Accessible only by boat, the park is most famous as the location where Jane Goodall pioneered her behavioral research conducted on the chimpanzee populations. The Kasakela chimpanzee community, featured in several books and documentaries, lives in Gombe Stream National Park.Show on map
Mahale Mountains National ParkMahale Mountains National Park lies on the shores of Lake Tanganyika in Kigoma Region, Tanzania. Named after the Mahale Mountains range that is within its borders, the park has several unusual characteristics. First, it is one of only two protected areas for chimpanzees in the country. (The other is nearby Gombe Stream National Park made famous by the researcher Jane Goodall.) The chimpanzee population in Mahale Mountains National Park is the largest known and due to its size and remoteness, the chimpanzees flourish. It also the only place where chimpanzees and lions co-exist. Another unusual feature of the park is that it is one of the very few in Africa that must be experienced by foot. There are no roads or other infrastructure within the park boundaries, and the only way in and out of@en .Show on map