Bukoba Rural District

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Bukoba Rural District is one of the eight districts of the Kagera Region of Tanzania. It is bordered to the north by Missenyi District, to the east by Lake Victoria and Bukoba Urban District, to the south by Muleba District and to the west by Karagwe District. Its administrative seat is Bukoba town.

Bukoba Rural District
Bukoba Rural District's location within Kagera Region.
Bukoba Rural District's location within Kagera Region.
Coordinates: 01°29′S 031°32′E / 1.483°S 31.533°E / -1.483; 31.533Coordinates: 01°29′S 031°32′E / 1.483°S 31.533°E / -1.483; 31.533
 • Total289,697
Area code(s)028

According to the 2012 Tanzania National Census, the population of Bukoba Rural District was 289,697.[1]


Paved trunk road T4 from Mwanza to the Ugandan border passes through Bukoba Rural District.[2]

Administrative subdivisionsEdit

As of 2012, Bukoba Rural District was administratively divided into 29 wards.[1]



  1. ^ a b "Census 2012". National Bureau of Statistics. Archived from the original on 5 March 2016. Retrieved 16 February 2016.
  2. ^ "Kagera Roads Network" (PDF). Tanroads. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2016-02-23. Retrieved 16 February 2016.