Ruvuma Region is one of Tanzania's 31 administrative regions. The regional capital is the municipality of Songea. According to the 2012 national census, the region had a population of 1,376,891, which was lower than the pre-census projection of 1,449,830.
For 2002–2012, the region's 2.1 percent average annual population growth rate was the twentieth highest in the country. It was also the 28th most densely populated region with 22 people per square kilometer.
The region is named after the Ruvuma River, which forms most of its southern boundary with Portuguese-speaking Mozambique (where it is known as «Rovuma»). The region is also bordered to the north by the Morogoro Region, to the northeast by the Lindi Region, to the east by the Mtwara Region, and to the northwest by the Njombe Region. Ruvuma has many different tribes, such as the Mpoto.
Mbinga District is one of the five districts of the Ruvuma Region of Tanzania. It is bordered to the north by the Njombe Region, to the east by Songea Rural District and Songea Urban District, to the south by Mozambique and to the west by Lake Nyasa. According to the 2002 Tanzania National Census, the population of the Mbinga District was 404,799.Mbinga District covers an area of 11,396 square kilometres, about 18 percent of the land area of the Ruvuma Region and about 1% of the land mass of Tanzania.
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