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Full nameMwanza
Official nameMwanza
Other nameNyanza
Settlement typeCity
Admin. divisionMwanza Region
First Settled1892
Incorporated Town1978
Incoporated City2000
TypeCity Council
Lord MayorJosephat Kanyonyi Manyerere
City DirectorWilson Kabwe
Elevation3740.2 ft (1140 m)
Total Population1200000 (2011)
Urban (pop.)2000000
Other information
Time zoneGMT + 3 (UTC)

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Mwanza is a mid-sized port city on the southern shores of Lake Victoria in northwestern Tanzania. With an urban population of 1.2 million and a metropolitan population of 2 million, it is Tanzania's second largest city, following Dar es Salaam and ahead of other major Tanzanian cities of Arusha, Mbeya and Tanga. Mwanza is the capital of the surrounding Mwanza Region.

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