Lushoto

Lushoto is a town in the Usambara Mountains of Tanzania. It is the capital of Lushoto District, Tanga Region. The 2012 national census estimated the population of Lushoto ward at 28,190.[1]

Lushoto
Town
Aerial view of Lushoto
Lushoto
Location of Lushoto
Lushoto
Lushoto (Africa)
Coordinates: 04°47′34″S 38°17′28″E
CountryTanzania
RegionTanga Region
DistrictLushoto District
Population
 (2012)
  Total28,190
Time zoneGMT + 3

History

During German colonial rule, Lushoto was known as Wilhelmstal (William's Valley) and was named after Emperor Wilhelm II.


References

  1. "Census 2012". National Bureau of Statistics. Archived from the original on 5 March 2016. Retrieved 9 December 2015.
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