Same District

Same is one of the seven districts of the Kilimanjaro Region of Tanzania. It is bordered to the north by the Mwanga District, to the northeast by Kenya, to the south and southeast by the Tanga Region, and to the west by the Manyara Region. The district capital is the town of Same, Tanzania.

Same District
RegionKilimanjaro Region

The south Pare Mountains are located within the district's boundaries and so is a part of Mkomazi National Park.[1]

According to the 2002 Tanzania National Census, the population of the Same District was 212,235. The population had risen to 269,807 according to the 2012 Tanzania National Census.[2]

The Same District Commissioner is Rosemary Senyamle Sitaki and the District Executive Director is Ane-Claire Shijja.


Paved Trunk road T2 from Dar es Salaam to Arusha passes through the Same District.[3]

The Usambara Railway from Tanga to Arusha passes through the district as well.

Administrative subdivisions


As of 2012, the Same District is administratively divided into 31 wards:


  • Same Profile, Kilimanjaro Region website
  • "Population by Sex, Number of Households and Average Household Size". Archived from the original on 2005-02-17.
  • Same District, Kilimajaro Area unofficial page which appears to have some official content
  • Tanganyika history

See also


  1. Tanzania travel guide (6 ed.). Lonely Planet. June 2015. p. 148. ISBN 978-1742207797.
  2. "Census 2012". National Bureau of Statistics. Archived from the original on 5 March 2016. Retrieved 20 April 2016.
  3. "Kilimanjaro Roads Network" (PDF). Tanroads. Retrieved 29 March 2016.

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