Kyerwa District is one of the eight districts of the Kagera Region of Tanzania. It is one of the 20 new districts that were formed in Tanzania since 2010; it was split off from Karagwe District.[1] It is bordered to the north by Uganda, to the east by Missenyi District, to the south by Karagwe District and to the west by Rwanda.

Kyerwa District
Kyerwa District's location within Kagera Region.
Kyerwa District's location within Kagera Region.
CountryTanzania
RegionKagera Region
Population
 (2012)
 • Total321,026

According to the 2012 Tanzania National Census, the population of Kyerwa District was 321,026.[2]

TransportEdit

Unpaved trunk road T39 from Kayanga in Karagwe District to the Ugandan border passes through Kyerwa District.[3]

Administrative subdivisionsEdit

As of 2012, Kyerwa District was administratively divided into 18 wards.[2]

WardsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "New constituencies up for grabs as CUF cries foul". The Citizen. Retrieved 17 February 2016.
  2. ^ a b "Census 2012". National Bureau of Statistics. Archived from the original on 5 March 2016. Retrieved 16 February 2016.
  3. ^ "Kagera Roads Network" (PDF). Tanroads. Archived from the original (PDF) on 23 February 2016. Retrieved 16 February 2016.