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Rukwa, Tanzania

Rukwa is one of 30 primary administrative regions in Tanzania with a population of approximately 1,004,539 people.

Facts and figures on Rukwa at a glance

Region name: Rukwa (Rukwa Region)
Status: Primary administrative region
Population: 1,004,539 people
Country: Tanzania
Continent: Africa

The regional headquarters of Rukwa (Rukwa Region) is located in the regional capital Sumbawanga (Sumbawanga) with a population of 89,161 people.

The distance as the crow flies from Rukwa's regional capital Sumbawanga to Tanzania's capital Dodoma (Dodoma) is approximately 497 km (309 mi).

Facts and figures about Rukwa
RegionPopulationRegional capitalPopulation
Rukwa Rukwa Region1,004,539 peopleSumbawanga Sumbawanga89,161 people

Compare with other regions in Tanzania.

Map of Rukwa

Map of Rukwa

Information on Rukwa

Information on Rukwa
Region nameRegional capitalSubregionsCountryContinent
Rukwa Rukwa RegionSumbawanga Sumbawanga4TanzaniaAfrica

Time in Rukwa

Time in Rukwa
Current timeSummer time (DST)Standard timeCurrent timezone offsetTimezone
Sat, 10 Apr 2021 - 2:05pmNoSat, 10 Apr 2021 - 2:05pmUTC +3.0Africa/Dar_es_Salaam

Geographic coordinates of Rukwa

Latitude & Longitude of Rukwa
PositionLatitude (width)Longitude (length)
Show on map8°00'00.0"S (-8.0000000°)31°25'00.0"E (31.4166700°)

Subregions in Rukwa

There are 4 administrative subregions in Rukwa.
Subregions in Rukwa
RegionNoPopulationRegional capitalCapital population
Kalambo Kalambo1.---
Nkasi Nkasi2.---
Sumbawanga Sumbawanga3.---
Sumbawanga Urban Sumbawanga Urban4.---

External sources of information on Rukwa

Rukwa on Wikipedia