Sengerema District Council is one of seven districts in the Mwanza Region of Tanzania, East Africa. It is bordered to the north and east by Lake Victoria, to the south by Geita Region and to the southeast by the Misungwi District.
As of 2002, the population of Sengerema District was 501,915. The district’s population has grown to 663,034 in 2012
“Sengerema District Council is among the 8 district Council within Mwanza Region, Located South West of Mwanza City Council. The head quarter of Sengerema District Council is located at Sengerema town, 35 kms from Mwanza City. The district Council has an area of 8,817 square kilometers. Out of this area, 3,335 square kms are dry while 5,482 are covered by water of Lake Victoria.”
“Sengerema district Council lies between altitude 20 to 30 south of equator and longitude 310 and 450 East of Greenwich. The district boarders with Ukerewe District (an Island in the Lake Victoria) to the North, Ilemela and Nyamagana Districts of Mwanza City to the East, Misungwi District to the South and Geita District to the West. ”
” The district has an area of 8817 square kilometers of which 3,335 square kilometers are covered by land, while 5,452 square kilometers are covered with water (Lake Victoria and Rivers), the area covered with forest is 677.41 square kilometers of which 638.21 square Kilometers are covered with planted forest. According to the national census of 2002 the district had a total population of 498,993 people Out of which 253, 018 were males and 254,875 were females, at a growth rate of 3.6% per year. Based on the annual growth rate, the current population (2013) stands at 686,903 of which 341,898are males and 345,005 are females.
For parliamentary elections, Tanzania is divided into constituencies. As of the 2010 elections Sengerema District had two constituencies:
Sengerema District is administratively divided into divisions.
As of 2002, Sengerema District was administratively divided into twenty-five wards. As of 2012, it was divided into thirty-four wards, after some reorganization.
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