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Map of Lindi district in Tanzania

Basic information about Lindi
Lindi Region is one of Tanzania's 30 administrative regions. The regional capital is the municipality of Lindi. According to the 2012 national census, the region had a population of 864,652, which was lower than the pre-census projection of 960,236.:page 2 For 2002-2012, the region's 0.9 percent average annual population growth rate was the 29th highest in the country.:page 4 It was also the least densely populated region with 13 people per square kilometer.:page 6 The Lindi Region borders on Pwani Region, Morogoro Region, Ruvuma Region, and Mtwara Region. Much of the western part of the Lindi Region is in the Selous Game Reserve. The regional commissioner of the Lindi Region is Mwantumu Mahiza.
Cities, towns & villages in Lindi
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KisongoKisongo is an administrative ward in the Arumeru district of the Arusha Region of Tanzania. According to the 2002 census, the ward has a total population of 7,501. It is located in the outskirts of Arusha, about 7 km west of Arusha Airport. Show Kisongoon the map
Kilwa MasokoKilwa Masoko is a port town on the Indian Ocean in south-eastern Tanzania. It is located at around 8°56′0″S 39°30′45″E / 8.93333°S 39.51250°E. Kilwa Masoko is the current major town of Kilwa district and includes all the hotels in the area as well as a bustling market, beautiful beaches, small fishing communities and is the gateway to the ruins of Kilwa Kisiwani. On nearby Kilwa Kisiwani island there are ancient Swahili ruins which were declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1981. Kilwa Masoko is the major town in Kilwa district, the top 10 things to do in Kilwa include: Show Kilwa Masokoon the map
NachingweaNachingwea is one of the six districts of Lindi Region in Tanzania. It is bordered to the north by Ruangwa District, to the east by Lindi Rural District, to the southeast by Mtwara Region and to the southwest by Ruvuma Region. According to the 2002 Tanzania National Census, it had a population of 162,081. The Nachingwea Medal is named after this place . Show Nachingweaon the map
LindiLindi is a coastal town located at the far end of the Lindi Bay, on the Indian Ocean in southeastern Tanzania. The town is 450 kilometers south of Dar es Salaam and 105 kilometers north of Mtwara, the southernmost coastal town in Tanzania, and gives its name to the surrounding Lindi Region, one of the most sparsely populated areas of the country. The town population was 41,549 as of the 2002 national census. Show Lindion the map
Kilwa KisiwaniKilwa Kisiwani is a community on an island off the southern coast of present-day Tanzania in eastern Africa. Historically, it was the center of the Kilwa Sultanate, a medieval sultanate whose authority at its height in the 13th-15th centuries AD stretched the entire length of the Swahili Coast. Kilwa Kisiwani has been designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site along with the nearby stonetown Songo Mnara. Show Kilwa Kisiwanion the map
NondwaNondwa is an administrative ward in the Dodoma Rural district of the Dodoma Region of Tanzania. According to the 2002 census, the ward has a total population of 12,159. Show Nondwaon the map
MaramboMarambo is a rural settlement in Nachingwea District, of Lindi Region in Tanzania. Marambo consist of 600 dwelling spread over five villages. Show Maramboon the map
MtamaMtama is a ward (shehia) in Lindi Rural, Lindi Region, Tanzania. The population was approximately 11,500 as of the 2002 census. Show Mtamaon the map
States, regions, administrative units in Lindi
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KilwaKilwa one of the 6 districts of the Lindi Region of Tanzania. It is bordered to the North by the Pwani Region, to the East by the Indian Ocean, to the South by the Lindi Rural District and to the West by the Liwale District. The district includes the island of Kilwa Kisiwani in the Indian Ocean. According to the 2002 Tanzania National Census, the population of the Kilwa District was 171,850.Show on map
NachingweaNachingwea is one of the six districts of Lindi Region in Tanzania. It is bordered to the north by Ruangwa District, to the east by Lindi Rural District, to the southeast by Mtwara Region and to the southwest by Ruvuma Region. According to the 2002 Tanzania National Census, it had a population of 162,081. The Nachingwea Medal is named after this place .Show on map
Lindi RegionLindi Region is one of Tanzania's 30 administrative regions. The regional capital is the municipality of Lindi. According to the 2012 national census, the region had a population of 864,652, which was lower than the pre-census projection of 960,236. For 2002-2012, the region's 0.9 percent average annual population growth rate was the 29th highest in the country. It was also the least densely populated region with 13 people per square kilometer. The regional commissioner of the Lindi Region is Mwantumu Mahiza.Show on map
Lindi UrbanLindi Urban (Swahili: Lindi Mjini) is one of the 6 districts of the Lindi Region of Tanzania. It is bordered to the East by the Indian Ocean and surrounded to the North, West, and South by the Lindi Rural District. The district (and regional) capitol is Lindi. According to the 2002 Tanzania National Census, the population of the Lindi Urban District was 41,549. In 2010, Lindi Urban elected Salum Khalfani Bar'wan of the Civic United Front to the National Assembly of Tanzania. Bar'wan is the first person with albinism elected to Tanzania's National Assembly.Show on map
LiwaleLiwale is one of the 6 districts of the Lindi Region of Tanzania. It is bordered to the North by the Pwani Region, to the East by the Kilwa District, to the South by the Ruangwa District and to the West by the Morogoro Region. According to the 2002 Tanzania National Census, the population of the Liwale District was 75,546. In April 2013, there was rioting in Liwale over the levels of payments made for cashew nuts. Police used tear gas and a helicopter to control the riots. Approximately twenty houses were burnt down.Show on map
RuangwaRuangwa is one of the 6 districts of the Lindi Region of Tanzania. It is bordered to the North by the Liwale District, to the South by the Nachingwea District and to the West by the Morogoro Region. According to the 2002 Tanzania National Census, the population of the Ruangwa District was 124,516.Show on map
MtamaMtama is a ward (shehia) in Lindi Rural, Lindi Region, Tanzania. The population was approximately 11,500 as of the 2002 census.Show on map
Different buildings in Lindi
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Lindi AirportLindi Airport (IATA: LDI, ICAO: HTLI) is an airport serving Lindi, the capital of the Lindi Region of Tanzania. It is also known as Kikwetu Airport.Show on map
Nachingwea AirportNachingwea Airport (IATA: NCH, ICAO: HTNA) is an airport in southern Tanzania serving Nachingwea. It is on the northeast side of the town.Show on map
Kilwa Masoko AirportKilwa Masoko (IATA: KIY, ICAO: HTKI) is an airport serving the town of Kilwa Masoko in the Lindi Region of Tanzania.Show on map
Lakes, rivers, streams and other bodies of water in Lindi
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Lukuledi RiverThe Lukuledi is a river in Tanzania, south-eastern Africa. With a total length of 160 km, it rises from the boundary between the Lindi and Mtwara regions. The Lukuledi runs in the region of Lindi, before its mouth in the Indian Ocean near Lindi. It separates the Muera and Makonde plateaus. In the dry season, its discharge reduces substantially, and only the last 40 km of the river's course are never totally dry. The lower stretch of the Lukuledi forms the boundary between the Northern and Southern Zanzibar-Inhambane coastal forest mosaic ecoregions.Show on map
Mountains, roads, land forms, forests and other objects in Lindi
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Selous Game ReserveThe Selous Game Reserve is one of the largest faunal reserves of the world, located in the south of Tanzania. It was named after Englishman Sir Frederick Selous, a famous big game hunter and early conservationist, who died at Beho Beho in this territory in 1917 while fighting against the Germans during World War I. Scottish explorer and cartographer Keith Johnston also died at Beho Beho in 1879 while leading a RSGS expedition to the Great Lakes of Africa with Joseph Thomson. The Selous was designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1982 due to the diversity of its wildlife and undisturbed nature.Show on map
Rondo PlateauThe Rondo Plateau is a high and extensive massif in the Mtwara Region of southeastern of Tanzania, which is in part protected by the Rondo Forest Reserve. It is reached about 60 km inland of Lindi, and is situated 15 km north of the Masasi road. It was revealed as an important biodiversity site in studies conducted since the 1980s.Show on map
Songo Songo IslandSongo Songo Island is a small island located in Lindi Region in Tanzania. It is served by the Songo Songo Airstrip.Show on map