Call For Interview Watendaji Wa Vijiji At Lushoto DC Lushoto District Council is situated in the northern part of Tanga Region within 4o 25’ – 4o 55’ latitude south of Equator and 30o 10’ – 38o 35’ Longitude East of Greenwich. It borders with The Republic of Kenya in the northeast, Same District of Kilimanjaro Region in the northwest, Korogwe District in the south, Bumbuli District in the southeast and Mkinga District together with Muheza District bordered at further east.The District Council has an area of 2,300 km2 (Ha.227, 371.43) and accounts for about 8.41 percent of Tanga Region.
Administratively, Lushoto District Council has 5 divisions, 33 wards with a total number of 125 villages and 948 hamlets. The district headquarters is allocated at Lushoto town and there is 1 urban center which is Mlalo. The council has two constituencies of Lushoto and Mlalo.Society with access to improved and sustainable social – economic services To provide better social – economic services through utilization of available resources and ensuring good governance
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The demography of Lushoto District Council has been increasing in size since 2002 from 279,096 to 332,436 in 2012. In the population census of 2002 the Council had the population of 279,096 ( 125,353 Male and 153,743 Female) while in the population census of 2012 (with the exception of Bumbuli District Council), the District Council has the population of 332,436 People (153,847 Male and 178,589 female) (Table 1)
The population density is 144.54 per sq km, the second highly populated district in Tanga Region after Tanga District which is principally the city. The population density of the former is attributed by the fertile agricultural land for cash and food crops production.
In general, Topography, availability of social services and Climate have influenced population distribution pattern in Lushoto District.