Mbeya, Tanzania

Mbeya Cultural Heritage, Gas Processing Plant, Cement Factory, Tea Plantations and Processing

Mbeya Region is located on the south-west of Tanzania mainland, commonly known as Southern highland. It boarders with four Regions namely Rukwa, Tabora, Iringa and Ruvuma.

Mbeya Region is located in the south-western corner of the southern highlands of Tanzania. 

The Region lies between latitude 70 and 90 31’ south of the Equator and between longitude 320 and 350 east of Greenwich. In 2015 Mbeya Region was divided into two Regions of Mbeya and Songwe.

Map of Mbeya region, Tanzania

The newly formed Mbeya Region, shares borders with the Republic of Malawi and Zambia to the South, Songwe Region to the West, Singida and Tabora Regions to the North and Iringa and Njombe Regions to the East with Kasumulu in Kyela district being the main entrie and exit into the neighbouring country of Malawi.

The 4th President of The United Republic of Tanzania, Dr Jakaya Mrisho Kikwete, in Traditional Nyakyusa Attire

Given the abundance of resources and supporting services in Mbeya, there are ample opportunities in industries investment.

Mbeya Cement Company Ltd. at Songwe Area in Mbeya District.

Rungwe District produces quality tea part of it is parked for export market

Tea processing at Wakulima Tea Company in Rungwe District

Reference: www.mbeya.go.tz/