About Handeni District Council (DC)
Handeni District is one of the 11 districts of Tanga Region in Tanzania. It is bordered to the west by the Kilindi District and the Handeni Urban District, to the north by the Korogwe District, to the east by the Pangani District, and to the south by the Pwani Region. It split in 2002 form the Kilindi District. The administrative capital of the district is Handeni town. According to the 2002 Tanzania National Census, the population of the Handeni District was 248,633. According to the 2012 census, the population had increased to: 276,646. Handeni District Council is located south of Tanga region at latitude 40 9 ‘- 60 0’ south of the equator and longitude 360 8 ‘- 380 5’ east of ‘Greenwich ”. To the east Handeni District is bordered by Pangani and Muheza Districts, on the North by Korogwe and Simanjiro Districts, on the West by Kilindi District and on the South by Bagamoyo District.
Handeni District Council has an area of 6,453 Square Kilometers (Ha.637,925.15). This area is equivalent to 23.59 percent of the total area of Tanga Region
Higher Belt (Hills and Few Mountains):
The region is made up of scattered mountain ranges and peaks whose peaks range from 600 meters to 1,200 meters above sea level and occupy approximately 75 percent (4,839.75 km2) of the total area of Handeni District Council. An average amount of 800 mm – 1000 mm of rainfall is found in this Belt per year.
The region has an elevation of 200 meters to 400 meters from sea level and the average annual rainfall is 800 – 1,400 mm. The belt covers about 25% (1,613.25km2) of the entire Council area.
Generally the District receives temperatures of 270C to 390C degrees for three major climatic seasons: –
Summer Season (From December to March)
Rainy Season (From April to May)
Winter Season (June – September).
- Kabuku Ndani
- Pongwe Pogwe
Handeni District Council (DC) Contact Information
- Postal Address: 355 Handeni
- Telephone: 0272977402
- Mobile: 0759760156
- Email: email@example.com
Vacancies and Internships at Handeni District Council
Handeni District Council (DC) job vacancies are normally advertised through the Handeni DC Official website, which can be accessed through this link: https://handenidc.go.tz/
Government jobs in Handeni district Council are normally advertised through the government Official jobs portal (Public Service Recruitment Secretariat-PSRS) which can be accessed through this link- https://ajira.go.tz/.
Find and apply for various Companies, Government Institutions, and Non-governmental organizations (NGOs) Job Vacancies advertised in Handeni district Council by browsing through the links listed below
Handeni District Council Useful links