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Mara Region Of Tanzania Land, People And History

Tanzania Mara Region has the largest animal park in the world, the Serengeti


Mara Region of Tanzania
The first areas to be settled in Tanzania Mara region were naturally those along the shoreline of Lake Victoria.

The Serengeti National Park is one of the wonders of the world due to its size and quantity of wildlife found in the archipelago

Mara Region Of Tanzania Land, People And History.


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Mara is one of Tanzania Mainland’s northern most regions. The Mara region is estimated to have nearly 2 million as of 2016. The population density is 61 people per kilometer or .6 miles.


Mara region borders the Republic of Uganda and Kenya in the north, Arusha region to the east, Shinyanga region in the south, Mwanza region in the south west and Kagera in the west over the waters of Lake Victoria. Mara Region has a large area of ​​about 30,150 square miles. Out of the area 10,942 square meters is a water area equivalent to 36 percent and 19,208 Kilometers equivalent to 64 percent is a dry area of ​​the country.

In the dry area of ​​the country, 7,258 square miles are located in wildlife reserves, including the National Park Serengeti, Ikorongo Reservoir and Grants and Social Parks Grateti and Ikorongo. Removing the Region area remains 11,950 square kilometers for agriculture, livestock and housing. The region is in line with the Kenyan State in the North, Kagera Region in the Western, Mwanza and Simiyu Region in the south and the Arusha Region in the East.


Mara Region's name is derived from the Mara River, which originated in neighboring Kenya areas and streamed its waters through Serengeti, Tarime, Rural District to Lake Victoria. The dominant ethnic groups of the Mara region are the Wakurya, Wajaluo and Wajita. The Wakurya are dominant in Tarime and Serengeti districts while in Musoma and Bunda the Wajita dominants. The Wajaluo are dominant in Tarime along with the Kurya.

The Serengeti National Park is one of the wonders of the world due to its size and quantity of wildlife found in the archipelago 

The Region is divided into six districts of Musoma, Butiama, Bunda, Serengeti, Tarime and Rorya and Ten  Councils Bunda, Butiama, Musoma, Musoma Municipal, Rorya, Bunda City, Serengeti, Tarime, Tarime City, Mugumu-Minor City. The region’s ethnic picture is also characterised by many very small tribes such as the Wazanaki, Wasuba, Waikizu, Waisenye, Waikoma, Wangoreme, Wakwaya, Waluli, Washashi etc. which are virtually indistinguishable language wise from one another.
The Serengeti National Park is one of the wonders of the world due to its size and quantity of wildlife found in the archipelago















Did you know?

Mara region has the largest fresh water surface area on the Mainland relative to population. Also, Mara Region has the largest animal park in the world called Serengeti. The Serengeti National Park is one of the wonders of the world due to its size and quantity of wildlife found in the archipelago.


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