KIGAMBONI MUNICIPAL COUNCIL – KIGAMBONI MC
Kigamboni District is created from the mother District of Temeke and is one of the 5 Districts that make up the Dar es Salaam Region.
Kigamboni District was established through Government Announcement no. 462 of 2015 with the aim of moving services closer to citizens.
Kigamboni District has an area of 577.9 square kilometers equal to 57,786.8 hectares and a coastal strip with a length of 65 kilometers.
In addition, Kigamboni District to the east borders the Indian Ocean, to the south it borders Mkuranga District – Coastal Region and on the in the north it is bordered by the Indian Ocean and in the west it is bordered by Temeke District.
Following the 2012 Population and Housing Census, Kigamboni District had a total of 162,932 people and 40,133 households. Among them, there were 81,199 men and 81,733 women.
As of December 2019, Kigamboni District is estimated to have 238,591 residents of which 119,686 are women and 118,905 are men, this is due to an increase of 5.6 percent per year.
To provide high quality socio – economic services to the community through efficient and effective use of resources and good governance for improving living standards.
A well –Educated community with better livelihood by the year 2022.
A. Improve service and reduce HIV/AIDS infection
B. Enhance, sustain and effective implementation of the National Anti-corruption Strategy
C. Access, quality and equitable social service delivery improved
D. Quality and Quantity of Socio –economic services and Infrastructure increased.
E. Good Governance and Administrative services enhanced
F. Social welfare, gender and community improvement improved
G. Emergency and Disaster Management improved
H. Sustainable utilization of natural resources and environmental conservation enhanced
Kigamboni (officially Kigamboni Municipal Council) is a district of Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. Kigamboni was formerly an administrative ward in the Temeke District of Dar es Salaam. As of 2002, the ward had a total population of 36,701
The Kigamboni District is divided into 9 administrative wards.
4. Kisarawe II
9. Pemba Mnazi
Due to the expansion of economic activities, Dar es Salaam is expanding faster. In the coming few years,[when?] it is expected to expand even more and economic activities will increase. Kigamboni has a strong presence with large tracts of good, unexploited land.
According to various studies on the presence of unpolluted beaches, the redevelopment of Kigamboni will spearhead economic development and increase the national income.
The big picture of the Kigamboni new city master plan is to provide sufficient infrastructure in order that the residents have a better quality of life and to build a core for developing new land demands of Dar es salaam, such as residential, commercial, trade and business, industrial, educational, and tourism facilities
The Kigamboni shopping center is conveniently located near the Kigamboni Ferry Terminal allowing travellers to browse and purchase items whilst they are preparing to alight or after disembarking from the ferry.
Bridge: The Kigamboni Bridge/Mwl Nyerere Bridge runs from the west of Kigamboni to the east of Kurasini area.
Ferry: A ferry crossing from the south east of Kivukoni and the Dar es Salaam central business district to the north west of Kigamboni.