Place:Kilimanjaro, Tanzania


Alt namesKilimanjarosource: Wikipedia
Coordinates3.083°S 37.5°E
Located inTanzania
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names

the text in this section is copied from an article in Wikipedia

Kilimanjaro Region (Mkoa wa Kilimanjaro in Swahili) is one of Tanzania's 31 administrative regions. The regional capital and largest city is the municipality of Moshi. With a HDI of 0.613, Kilimajaro is one among the most developed regions of Tanzania. According to the 2012 national census, the region had a population of 1,640,087, which was lower than the pre-census projection of 1,702,207. For 2002-2012, the region's 1.8 percent average annual population growth rate was the 24th highest in the country.[1] It was also the eighth most densely populated region with 124 people per square kilometer.[1]

The region forms part of the Northern Tourism Circuit in Tanzania. It is home to the Kilimanjaro National Park (which contains Mount Kilimanjaro), the Mkomazi National Park, the Pare Mountains, Lake Jipe and Lake Chala. The region is bordered to the north and east by Kenya, to the south by the Tanga Region, to the southwest by the Manyara Region, and to the west by the Arusha Region.

Research Tips

This page uses content from the English Wikipedia. The original content was at Kilimanjaro Region. The list of authors can be seen in the page history. As with WeRelate, the content of Wikipedia is available under the Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.