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Mwanza

Nyanza
Ceety
View o Mwanza's Central Business Destrict
View o Mwanza's Central Business Destrict
Nickname(s): 
Rock Ceety
Mwanza is locatit in Tanzania
Mwanza
Mwanza
Location in Tanzanie
Coordinates: 2°31′S 32°54′E / 2.517°S 32.900°E / -2.517; 32.900
KintraFlag of Tanzania.svg Tanzanie
Admin. diveesionMwanza Region
First Settled1892
Incorporatit Toun1978
Incoporatit Ceety2000
Destricts
Govrenment
 • TeepCeety Council
 • Lord MayorJosephat Kanyonyi Manyerere
 • Ceety DirectorWilson Kabwe
Elevation
1,140 m (3,740 ft)
Population
 (2011)
 • Urban
2,772,509
Time zoneGMT + 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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