Singida

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Singida
Town
Singida is located in Tanzania
Singida
Singida
Location of Singida
Singida is located in Africa
Singida
Singida
Singida (Africa)
Coordinates: 04°49′S 34°45′E / 4.817°S 34.750°E / -4.817; 34.750
CountryTanzania
RegionSingida Region
DistrictSingida Urban District
Government
 • TypeCity Council
Population
 (2012)
 • Total150,379
Time zoneGMT + 3
ClimateBSh
WebsiteRegional website

Singida, is a city in central Tanzania. The city is the location of the regional headquarters of Singida Region as well as the district headquarters of Singida Urban District. The region and district are named after the town.

Transport[edit]

Road Links[edit]

Distance from Singida Town to other cities in Tanzania.

Paved Trunk road T3 from Morogoro to the Rwandan border passes through the town. Paved trunk road T14 connects Singida with Babati in Manyara Region. The distance from Singida to Dodoma is 252 km, to Shinyanga 300 km, to Arusha 334 km and to Mwanza 467 km.[1]

Railway Links[edit]

The Singida branch of the Central Line railway connects Singida with the town of Manyoni, which is on the main line.[2]

Airport[edit]

The town is served by the Singida AirStrip near the B141 north west of Singida.[3]

Places of interest[edit]

Singida town boasts two places of interests as of 22 July 2018 below as follows;

Lake Singida[edit]

This saline lake is just outside of Singida Town. It attracts many birds, like pelicans and flamingos.[4]

Regional Museum[edit]

This museum shows artifacts from Singida Region's tribes, like weapons and jewellery. It is located at the Open University of Tanzania.[4]

Population[edit]

The 2012 national census estimated the population of Singida Urban District at 150,379.[5]

Climate[edit]

Climate data for Singida
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
[citation needed]

See also[edit]

Picture gallery[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Trunk and Regional Roads in Tanzania". Tanroads. Retrieved 1 December 2015.
  2. ^ "Railways Network". Tanzania Railways Limited. Retrieved 7 March 2016.
  3. ^ http://www.taa.go.tz/
  4. ^ a b Tanzania travel guide (6 ed.). Lonely Planet. June 2015. p. 218. ISBN 978-1742207797.
  5. ^ "Census 2012". National Bureau of Statistics. Archived from the original on 5 March 2016. Retrieved 9 December 2015.