Snapshot of Misungwi District – Subdivisions, Transport and More
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Misungwi District is among the seven districts of the Mwanza area in Tanzania. The boundaries are to the east Kwimba District, to the north Magu District and Nyamagana District, to the west Lake Victoria and Nyang’hwale District and to the south Shinyanga Rural District. Misungwi is usually spelt with an additional ‘s’ making it Missungwi. The administrative center is located in Misungwi town.
In 2012, the total number of people living in Misungwi was 351,607, with 30,728 of them coming from urban areas (Misungwi town).
The paved T8 highway from Mwanza to Shinyanga runs through the Misungwi area from north to south.
In 2012, Misungwi District was split into 4 subdivisions and 27 wards.
After 2016 Misungwi district was restructured into twenty seven (27) wards which are;
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