Kigoma Region

Kigoma
Kigoma Region is one of Tanzania's 31 administrative regions.wikipedia
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Kigoma

Kigoma DistrictKigoma Rural DistrictKigoma South
The regional capital is the city of Kigoma.
It serves as the capital for the surrounding Kigoma Region and has a population of 135,234 (2007 census) and an elevation of 775 m.

Regions of Tanzania

Regionregionsadministrative regions
Kigoma Region is one of Tanzania's 31 administrative regions.

Malagarasi River

Malagarasi-Muyovozi WetlandsMalagarasiMalagarasi-Muyovozi floodplain
The most important river is the Malagarasi, with the Luiche and the Ruchugi being the two other major rivers draining the region.
The Malagarasi River is a river in western Tanzania, flowing through Kigoma Region, although one of its tributaries comes from southeastern Burundi.

Tabora Region

Tabora
To the east, it is bordered by the Shinyanga and Tabora regions, to the south by the Rukwa Region, and to the west by Lake Tanganyika, which forms a border with the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
It is bordered to the north by Shinyanga Region, to the east by Singida Region, to the south by Mbeya Region, to the southwest by Katavi Region, to the west by Kigoma Region, and to the northwest by Geita Region.

Shinyanga Region

ShinyangaMalampaka
To the east, it is bordered by the Shinyanga and Tabora regions, to the south by the Rukwa Region, and to the west by Lake Tanganyika, which forms a border with the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
Kigoma Region borders to the west, and the Simiyu Region to the east.

Buhigwe District

BuhigweBuhigwe District Council
Buhigwe District is one of the eight districts of the Kigoma Region of Tanzania.

Kakonko District

KakonkoKakonko District Council
Kakonko District is one of the eight districts of the Kigoma Region of Tanzania.

Kasulu District

Kasulu RuralKasuluKasulu District Council
Kasulu District is one of the six districts of Kigoma Region, Tanzania.

Kibondo District

KibondoKibondo District CouncilKibondo Island
Kibondo District is one of the six districts of Kigoma Region, Tanzania.

Ha people

HaBuha
Ha people are the largest ethnic group living here.
The Ha, also called Waha (singular Muha) or Abaha, are an ethnic and linguistic group found in Kigoma Region in northwestern Tanzania bordering the Lake Tanganyika.

Kasulu

Kasulu UrbanKasulu MjiniKasulu Rural
The town lies at the centre of Kasulu District, Kigoma Region.

Ujiji

Tabora and Ujiji were Arab staging areas for shipments to the coast.

Manyema

Wamanyema
Other major populations are those of Wamanyema, Wabembe, Watongwe and Wavinza groups.
Manyema (Una-Ma-Nyema, eaters of flesh), a powerful and, in the past, warlike Bantu people in the southeast of the Congo basin and in the Kigoma Region of Western Tanzania.

Tanzania

TanzanianUnited Republic of TanzaniaRepublic of Tanzania
Kigoma Region is one of Tanzania's 31 administrative regions.

Estonia

ESTRepublic of EstoniaEstonian
With a size of 45066 km2, the region is slightly smaller than Estonia (45227 km2).

Lake Tanganyika

TanganyikaLakes Tanganyikalake
To the east, it is bordered by the Shinyanga and Tabora regions, to the south by the Rukwa Region, and to the west by Lake Tanganyika, which forms a border with the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Kigoma Region resides in the northwestern corner of Tanzania, on the eastern shore of Lake Tanganyika.

Burundi

Republic of BurundiBurundianUrundi
The region is bordered to the north by both Burundi and the Kagera Region.

Kagera (region)

Kagera RegionKageraKagera Salient
The region is bordered to the north by both Burundi and the Kagera Region.

Rukwa Region

Rukwa
To the east, it is bordered by the Shinyanga and Tabora regions, to the south by the Rukwa Region, and to the west by Lake Tanganyika, which forms a border with the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

Democratic Republic of the Congo

Democratic Republic of CongoCongoDR Congo
To the east, it is bordered by the Shinyanga and Tabora regions, to the south by the Rukwa Region, and to the west by Lake Tanganyika, which forms a border with the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

Albertine Rift

Western Rift ValleyAlbertine Rift MountainsAlbertine
The topography in the north and east is gently rolling hills that gradually become steeper as they get closer to the Albertine Rift margin.

Tabora

KazehTabora NorthTabora Town
Tabora and Ujiji were Arab staging areas for shipments to the coast.

Richard Francis Burton

Sir Richard BurtonRichard BurtonSir Richard Francis Burton
It was visited by the early European explorers Richard Burton, John Speke, David Livingstone, and Henry Morton Stanley.

John Hanning Speke

John SpekeSpekeJohn H. Speke
It was visited by the early European explorers Richard Burton, John Speke, David Livingstone, and Henry Morton Stanley.

David Livingstone

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It was visited by the early European explorers Richard Burton, John Speke, David Livingstone, and Henry Morton Stanley.