Moshi Municipal Council-Kilimanjaro, Tanzania | is one of the seven Kilimanjaro Regional Councils. The City of Moshi was established in 1892, relocated to its present location from Kolila Old Moshi (Rural Smoke) in 1911. In 1926 it was given the status of a Small Town and in 1956 it was granted the status of a full Town. You were given the status of a Municipality in 1988.
Boundaries and area of the Municipality:
Moshi Municipality is surrounded by Moshi Rural District on the South, East and North, and West on the West. The town of Moshi has an area of 58 square kilometers, and is located between an elevation of 700 meters South to 950 North from sea level. Every km. one square in a total population of about 3,165.
Moshi Municipality is divided into 2 Divisions, 21 Wards and 60 Streets and has one Constituency. The Municipality has a total of 29 Councilors, 21 of whom are elected, 7 Special Seats and one Member of Parliament.
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Moshi Municipality has grown from a small town with a population of 8,048 in 1948 to 184,292 residents according to the 2012 population and housing census which includes 95,118 women and 89,174 men.
Unlike other cities in the country, the correct population estimate should include more than 76,000 people who spend the day in the city for business activities and enjoy Municipal resources but live in areas bordering Moshi Rural and Living Municipalities. These people are not in the budget especially for the LGCDG system and other subsidized programs depending on the population.
Moshi Urban is one of the seven districts of the Kilimanjaro Region of Tanzania. The regional capital of Moshi is located in the Moshi Urban District. The district is bordered to the north by the Moshi Rural District, to the east by the Mwanga District and to the south and west by the Manyara Region.
According to the 2002 Tanzania National Census, the population of the Moshi Urban District is 144,336.
According to the 2012 Tanzania National Census, the population of Moshi Urban District was 184,292
The Moshi Municipal Council is administratively divided into 21 wards: