is one of the 6 districts in the Lindi Region
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. It is bordered to the North by the Ruangwa District
Ruangwa is one of the 6 districts of the Lindi Region of Tanzania. It is bordered to the North by the Liwale District, to the South by the Nachingwea District and to the West by the Morogoro Region....
, to the East by the Lindi Rural District
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, to the Southeast by the Mtwara Region
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and to the Southwest by the Ruvuma Region
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According to the 2002 Tanzania National Census, the population of the Nachingwea District was 162,081.
Nachingwea has a Hospital, a Teacher Training College, one Secondary School, four Primary Schools, a Nursery School
and a Day Care Centre. It was one of the centers for the groundnut scheme in the 1950s and has an airstrip and an army barracks.
The Anglican Parish of St. Andrew is linked with St. Andrew's Church, Stapleford, Cambridgeshire
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in the United Kingdom
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The Nachingwea District is administratively divided into 26 wards:
- Kilima Rondo
- Kilimani Hewa
- Kipara Mnero
- Mnero Ngongo
- Stesheni (English Meaning: station)