Mwanza region lies in the northern part of Tanzania located between latitude 10 30’ and 30 south of the Equator. Longitudinally the region is located between 310 450 and 430 10’ east of Greenwich, the northern part of the region is surrounded by the waters of Lake Victoria, locally known as Lake Nyanza.
That water in turn separates the region from the neighboring countries of Kenya and Uganda. To the west is Kagera region while the South and Southern parts border Shinyanga region, Mara region borders Mwanza in the northeast.
The region is divided into eight districts namely Ukerewe, Magu, Kwimba, Sengerema, Geita, Missungwi, Ilemela and Nyamagana (not included in the survey).
The region headquarters is located in Nyamagana District. The region has the largest population of any region in Tanzania. It has a population of 2,929,644 according to the 2002 population census.
The main economic activities carried out by the region’s population are agricultural production, livestock keeping and to significant extent fishing.
There is no commercial farming in the region. Subsistence farming is the main form of farming. The region possesses great development potential.
NEW VACANCIES (335 POSTS) AT MWANZA REGION, SEPTEMBER 2022
The governor’s office of mwanza region is inviting applications from Tanzanians to fill 335 vacancies. Read full details from the PDF FILE below: