Micheweni District

Micheweni District[1] (Formerly Konde District[2]) is one of the two districts in the North Pemba Region of Tanzania. The administrative seat is the town of . As of 2002, Micheweni District had a population of 83,531.[3]

Micheweni District
Konde District
Micheweni District is located in Tanzania
Micheweni District
Micheweni District
Location in Tanzania
Coordinates: 05°00′S 039°45′E / 5.000°S 39.750°E / -5.000; 39.750Coordinates: 05°00′S 039°45′E / 5.000°S 39.750°E / -5.000; 39.750
Country Tanzania
RegionNorth Pemba Region
Population
 (2002)
 • Total83,531

Administrative subdivisionsEdit

ConstituenciesEdit

For parliamentary elections, Tanzania is divided into constituencies. As of the 2010 elections Micheweni District had four constituencies:[4]

  • Konde Constituency
  • Mgogoni Constituency
  • Micheweni Constituency
  • Tumbe Constituency

DivisionsEdit

WardsEdit

Micheweni District is administratively divided into ten wards:[5]

EducationEdit

In the 2002 census literacy in Micheweni District stood at 40 percent for those aged 5 years and above. Literacy in Swahili was 30 percent, while 19 percent were literate in English, with 9 percent overlap.[7]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Micheweni (Variant) at GEOnet Names Server, United States National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency
  2. ^ Konde District (Approved) at GEOnet Names Server, United States National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency
  3. ^ "2002 Population and Housing General Report: North Pemba: Micheweni". Archived from the original on 18 June 2004.
  4. ^ "Organisations located in Micheweni District - Tanzania". African Development Information.
  5. ^ "Postcodes Kaskazini Pemba Region 75000" (PDF). 2012. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2012-09-02. Retrieved 2012-09-02.
  6. ^ Micheweni (Approved) at GEOnet Names Server, United States National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency
  7. ^ "2002 Population and Housing Census, Volume IV, District Profile Micheweni" (PDF). Central Census Office, National Bureau of Statistics, President's Office, Planning and Privatization, United Republic of Tanzania. 2004. Archived from the original (pdf) on 2012-09-02.