Mkalama District

Mkalama District is one of the six districts of the Singida Region of Tanzania. It is one of the 20 new districts that were formed in Tanzania since 2010; it was split off from Iramba District.[1] Mkalama District is bordered to the north by Simiyu Region and Arusha Region, to the east by Manyara Region, to the south by Singida Rural District and to the west by Iramba District.

Mkalama District
Mkalama District's location within Singida Region.
Mkalama District's location within Singida Region.
Coordinates: 04°07′S 34°39′E / 4.117°S 34.650°E / -4.117; 34.650Coordinates: 04°07′S 34°39′E / 4.117°S 34.650°E / -4.117; 34.650
Country Tanzania
RegionSingida Region
 • Total188,733

According to the 2012 Tanzania National Census, the population of Mkalama District was 188,733.[2]


Paved trunk road T3 from Morogoro to the Rwandan border passes through a small portion of the district.[3]

Administrative subdivisionsEdit

As of 2012, Mkalama District was administratively divided into 14 wards.[2]


A village in Mkalama
Construction of an Austrian house in Mkalama


  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. ^ "Singida Roads Network" (PDF). Tanroads. Archived from the original (PDF) on 11 March 2016. Retrieved 11 March 2016.