Chemba District (Tanzania)

Chemba District is one of the seven districts of the Dodoma Region of Tanzania. It was formed after 2010, when it was split off from Kondoa District.[1] Chemba District is bordered to the north by Kondoa District, to the east by Manyara Region, to the south by Chamwino District and Bahi District, and to the west by Singida Region. Its administrative seat is the town of Chemba.

Chemba District
Chemba District's location within Dodoma Region
Chemba District's location within Dodoma Region
Coordinates: 05°14′34″S 35°53′24″E / 5.24278°S 35.89000°E / -5.24278; 35.89000Coordinates: 05°14′34″S 35°53′24″E / 5.24278°S 35.89000°E / -5.24278; 35.89000
RegionDodoma Region
 • Total235,711

According to the 2012 Tanzania National Census, the population of Chemba District was 235,711.[2]


Trunk road T5 from Dodoma to Babati passes through the district.[3]

Administrative subdivisionsEdit

As of 2012, Chemba District was administratively divided into 20 wards.[2]



  1. ^ "New constituencies up for grabs as CUF cries foul". The Citizen. Retrieved 21 July 2016.
  2. ^ a b "Census 2012". National Bureau of Statistics. Retrieved 21 July 2016.
  3. ^ "Dodoma Roads Network" (PDF). Tanroads. Archived from the original (PDF) on 24 June 2016. Retrieved 17 June 2016.