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Mwanza
Nyanza
Ceety
View o Mwanza's Central Business Destrict
Nickname(s): Rock Ceety
Mwanza is located in Tanzania
Mwanza
Mwanza
Location in Tanzanie
Coordinates: 2°31′S 32°54′E / 2.517°S 32.900°E / -2.517; 32.900
Kintra Flag of Tanzania.svg Tanzanie
Admin. diveesion Mwanza Region
First Settled 1892
Incorporatit Toun 1978
Incoporatit Ceety 2000
Destricts
Government
 • Type Ceety Council
 • Lord Mayor Josephat Kanyonyi Manyerere
 • Ceety Director Wilson Kabwe
Elevation 3,740 ft (1,140 m)
Population (2011)
 • Urban 2,772,509
Time zone GMT + 3

Mwanza is a mid-sized port ceety on the soothren shores o Lake Victoria in northwastren Tanzanie. Wi an urban population o 1.2 million an a metropolitan population o 2 million, it is Tanzanie's seicont lairgest ceety, follaein Dar es Salaam an aheid o ither major Tanzanian ceeties o Arusha, Mbeya an Tanga. Mwanza is the caipital o the surroondin Mwanza Region.

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