Handeni Rural District is one of the 10 districts of Tanga Region in Tanzania. It is bordered to the west by the Kilindi District and the Handeni Urban District, to the north by the Korogwe District, to the east by the Pangani District, and to the south by the Pwani Region. It split in 2002 form the Kilindi District. The administrative capital of the district is Handeni town.
Wilaya ya Handeni (Swahili)
Location within Tanga Region (red)
|• District Commissioner||Seif Mpembenwe|
|• Total||7,366.41 km2 (2,844.19 sq mi)|
|• Density||38/km2 (97/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+3 (EAT)|
As of 2012, Handeni District Council was administratively divided into 20 wards.
- Kabuku ndani
- "2012 Population and Housing Census" (PDF). Development Partners Group Tanzania. Retrieved 7 August 2019.