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Regions in Tanzania

Tanzania is made up of 30 primary administrative regions. Have a closer look at the regions in Tanzania. Information on all primary administrative regions in Tanzania.

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Primary administrative regions in Tanzania

There are 30 regions in Tanzania in the primary administrative level.
Primary administrative regions in Tanzania
RegionNoPopulationCapitalCapital population
Arusha Arusha Region1.1,694,310Arusha Arusha341,136
Dar es Salaam Dar es Salaam Region2.2,791,063Dar es Salaam Dar es Salaam2,698,652
Dodoma Dodoma Region3.2,083,588Dodoma Dodoma180,541
Geita Geita Region4.1,739,530Geita Geita40,000
Iringa Iringa Region5.941,238Iringa Iringa111,820
Kagera Kagera Region6.2,189,850Bukoba Bukoba70,628
Katavi Katavi Region7.564,604Mpanda Mpanda73,338
Kigoma Kigoma Region8.2,127,930Kigoma Kigoma164,268
Kilimanjaro Kilimanjaro Region9.1,640,087Moshi Moshi156,959
Lindi Lindi Region10.864,652Lindi Lindi41,912
Manyara Manyara Region11.1,148,070Babati Babati34,291
Mara Mara Region12.1,743,830Musoma Musoma121,119
Mbeya Mbeya Region13.2,707,410Mbeya Mbeya291,649
Morogoro Morogoro Region14.2,218,492Morogoro Morogoro250,902
Mtwara Mtwara Region15.1,270,854Mtwara Mtwara96,602
Mwanza Mwanza Region16.2,772,509Mwanza Mwanza436,801
Njombe Njombe Region17.702,097Njombe Njombe46,724
Pemba North Pemba North Region18.211,732Wete Wete26,450
Pemba South Pemba South Region19.195,116Chake Chake Chake Chake21,686
Pwani Coast Region20.1,098,668Kibaha Kibaha23,651
Rukwa Rukwa Region21.1,004,539Sumbawanga Sumbawanga89,161
Ruvuma Ruvuma Region22.1,190,348Songea Songea126,449
Shinyanga Shinyanga Region23.1,534,808Shinyanga Shinyanga107,362
Simiyu Simiyu Region24.1,584,157--
Singida Singida Region25.1,370,637Singida Singida62,432
Tabora Tabora Region26.2,291,623Tabora Tabora145,292
Tanga Tanga Region27.2,045,205Tanga Tanga224,876
Zanzibar Central/South Zanzibar Central/South Region28.115,588Koani Koani2,211
Zanzibar North Zanzibar North Region29.187,455Mkokotoni Mkokotoni2,572
Zanzibar Urban/West Zanzibar Urban/West Region30.593,678Zanzibar Zanzibar403,658