Social & Economic

Njombe Region is one of the 31 administrative regions of Tanzania. It was established in March 2012, from the Iringa Region, as an independent region. The region’s capital is Njombe town. The newly established Njombe region is an upcoming attractive tourism area, ideal for domestic and international visits to the southern highlands of Tanzania. The name Njombe originated from a name of a tree species called ‘Mdzombe’ for singular and Mazdombe for the plural which was then dominant in one of its localities known as Mdandu. And it was in Mdandu where the Germans chose to build an administrative and defense block; the Boma