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Rungwe District Council-Mbeya, Tanzania

Rungwe District Council is a District in Mbeya Region, Tanzania. It is bordered to the north by Mbeya Rural District, to the east by Iringa Region, to the southeast by Kyela District, to the southwest by Ileje District and to the west by Mbeya District.
According to the 2002 Tanzania National Census, the population of Rungwe District was 307,270.
The District Commissioner of Rungwe from 26 June 2016 to 19 July 2021 was Mr Julius Chalya. The current Rungwe District commissioner is Dr Vicent Naano Anney (PhD) and he was appointed by the Her Excellency President Samia Suluhu Hassan on the 19th July 2021. Dr Vicent Anney before new appointment to the current position he was Musoma district commissioner from 26 June 2016-19 July 2021. Population The majority of People who are living in the District are Nyakyusa by Tribe.
Land Area
The District covers a total of 2,221Sq km of which 1,668.259 Sq’ km or 75 percent of total area is land. The remaining land is covered by 44.5Sq km of forest and 498.3Sq km is mountainous and residential area. The District covers 3.5 percent of the total Regional land area.
Climate
The climate condition of the District is a function of altitude. The District is mountainous with Rungwe Mountain and Livingstone ranges rising from an altitude of 770 meters to 2265 meters above the sea level. Rainfall average ranges from 900 mm in the low land areas to 2700mm on the highland. Temperature are generally modest and range from 180C – 250C Throughout the year.
Geographical Location
Rungwe District lies between Latitudes 80 30’ East at 9030’ South of the Equator and Longitudes 330and 340 East of Green wich Meridian. The District shares borders with Kyela District in the South, Ileje District in the West, Makete District in the East and Mbeya District in the North. The District headquarters is situated at Tukuyu which is about 72 km from Mbeya District along Uyole Ibanda Highway which passes Kyela District on root to Malawi.
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Wards
Rungwe District is administratively divided into 30 wards:
Bagamoyo Ward
Bujela
Bulyaga
Ibigi
Ikuti
Ilima
Iponjola
Isongole
Itagata
Kawetele
Kinyala
Kisiba
Kisondela
Kiwira
Kyimo
Lufingo
Lupepo
Makandana
Malindo
Msasani Ward
Masebe
Masoko, Ward
Masukulu
Matwebe
Mpuguso
Ndato
Swaya
Suma
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