Morogoro Region is one of Tanzania's 31 administrative regions. The regional capital is the municipality of Morogoro. According to the 2012 national census, the region had a population of 2,218,492, which was higher than the pre-census projection of 2,209,072 .:page 2 For 2002-2012, the region's 2.4 percent average annual population growth rate was tied for the fourteenth highest in the country.:page 4 It was also the 22nd most densely populated region with 31 people per square kilometer.:page 6
Mkoa wa Morogoro (Swahili)
Location in Tanzania
|• Regional Commissioner||Joel Bendera|
|• Total||70,624 km2 (27,268 sq mi)|
|• Density||31/km2 (81/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+3 (EAT)|
The regional commissioner of the Morogoro Region is Dr.Kebwe Steven Kebwe.
The region is administratively divided into seven districts:
|Districts of Morogoro Region|
For parliamentary elections, Tanzania is divided into constituencies. As of the 2010 elections Morogoro Region had ten constituencies:
The Morogoro Region has a number of universities, including the Sokoine University of Agriculture, Jordan University College, Morogoro Muslim University, and Mzumbe University. There are also colleges such as Morogoro Teachers' College, Dakawa Teachers' College, and Land College.
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