Rukwa Region

Rukwa
Rukwa Region is one of Tanzania's 31 administrative regions with a postcode number 55000.wikipedia
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Tanzania

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Rukwa Region is one of Tanzania's 31 administrative regions with a postcode number 55000.
Kalambo Falls in the southwestern region of Rukwa is the second highest uninterrupted waterfall in Africa, and is located near the southeastern shore of Lake Tanganyika on the border with Zambia.

Fipa people

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It is the region of the Fipa people, who maintain themselves by subsistence agriculture and livestock keeping.
The Fipa (or Wafipa) are an ethnic and linguistic group based in the Sumbawanga Rural and Nkasi districts of Rukwa Region in southwestern Tanzania speaking the Fipa and Mambwe languages.

Regions of Tanzania

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Rukwa Region is one of Tanzania's 31 administrative regions with a postcode number 55000.

Kalambo District

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Kalambo District is one of the four districts of the Rukwa Region of Tanzania, East Africa.

Sumbawanga

The regional capital is the municipality of Sumbawanga.

Nkasi District

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Nkasi District (formerly Nkansi District) is one of the four districts of the Rukwa Region of Tanzania, with its headquarters in the village of Namanyere.

Sumbawanga District

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Sumbawanga Urban District is one of the four districts in the Rukwa Region of Tanzania.

Mpanda District

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The Rukwa Region was established in 1975 by President Julius Nyerere by taking Mpanda District from Tabora and the former unified Sumbawanga District from the Mbeya Region.
Historically Mpanda District was part of Tabora, but in 1975 it was transferred into the newly created Rukwa Region.

Postal code

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Rukwa Region is one of Tanzania's 31 administrative regions with a postcode number 55000.

Katavi Region

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The region is bordered to the north by the Katavi Region, to the east by the Mbeya Region, to the south by Zambia, and to the west by Lake Tanganyika, which forms a border between Tanzania and the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

Mbeya Region

Mbeya
The region is bordered to the north by the Katavi Region, to the east by the Mbeya Region, to the south by Zambia, and to the west by Lake Tanganyika, which forms a border between Tanzania and the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

Zambia

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The region is bordered to the north by the Katavi Region, to the east by the Mbeya Region, to the south by Zambia, and to the west by Lake Tanganyika, which forms a border between Tanzania and the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

Lake Tanganyika

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The region is bordered to the north by the Katavi Region, to the east by the Mbeya Region, to the south by Zambia, and to the west by Lake Tanganyika, which forms a border between Tanzania and the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

Democratic Republic of the Congo

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The region is bordered to the north by the Katavi Region, to the east by the Mbeya Region, to the south by Zambia, and to the west by Lake Tanganyika, which forms a border between Tanzania and the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

Lake Rukwa

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The region's name comes from Lake Rukwa, which harbours the largest population of crocodiles in the nation.

Subsistence agriculture

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It is the region of the Fipa people, who maintain themselves by subsistence agriculture and livestock keeping.

Julius Nyerere

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The Rukwa Region was established in 1975 by President Julius Nyerere by taking Mpanda District from Tabora and the former unified Sumbawanga District from the Mbeya Region.

Emerald

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Gem stones, including emerald, moonstone, aquamarine, amethyst, ruby, and topaz, have been recovered from a number of locations.

Moonstone (gemstone)

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Gem stones, including emerald, moonstone, aquamarine, amethyst, ruby, and topaz, have been recovered from a number of locations.

Beryl

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Gem stones, including emerald, moonstone, aquamarine, amethyst, ruby, and topaz, have been recovered from a number of locations.

Amethyst

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Gem stones, including emerald, moonstone, aquamarine, amethyst, ruby, and topaz, have been recovered from a number of locations.

Ruby

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Gem stones, including emerald, moonstone, aquamarine, amethyst, ruby, and topaz, have been recovered from a number of locations.

Topaz

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Gem stones, including emerald, moonstone, aquamarine, amethyst, ruby, and topaz, have been recovered from a number of locations.

Kasanga

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Kasanga, known as Bismarckburg during the German colonial rule, is a town in Rukwa Region, Tanzania.