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The initiation of the Kishapu District council.
The District was initiated in July 1st, 2002 as the result of division of the Shinyanga District Council. In July 1st, 2006, the District was official start after announced from the Government Gazette of july 29th, 2005 with the GN number 220.
Area and Territories
Kishapu District Council is among the three districts which form up the Shinyanga Region where by other districts are Kahama and Shinyanga. The district is share the border with Meatu and Iramba in its East side way, Shinyanga for the West side way, Igunga for the South side way, Nkwimba and Maswa for the North side way. The district is located at 30 15’ Latitudinal of the Equator and 310 45’ of the Greenwich mean time.
Area of the District
The District is contain 4,333 square kilometer which is equal to 8.5 percent of the total Regional area which is 50,781 square kilometer. The total area of human settlement is 1,536.4 square kilometer which is 35.5 percent of the total area, The area for Agricultural activities is 1,898.33 which is 43.8 of the total area. The area for livestock keeping is 747.02 square kilometer which is 17.2 percent of the total area, the area for the forest is 100.78 square kilometer which is 2.3 percent of the total area and the area of non productive is 50.47 which is 1.2 percent of the total area.
The District have 3 Divisions, 29 Wad, 117 Villages, 660 sub villages and 1 constitutional of election. The District have succeed to initiate the Small Township Authorities of Kishapu by monitoring all the procedure for formulating of their council after the local government election healed in December 2014.
Boma Street, Mwanza Road
Postal Address: P.O.Box 320, Shinyanga
Telephone: +255 28 2762222
Mobile: +255 717 021 120