The capital of Rukwa Region is Sumbawanga. The region is bordered to the north by Katavi Region, to the east by Mbeya Region, to the south by Zambia and to the west by Lake Tanganyika.
Apart from the enormous crocodile population in Lake Rukwa, the region is well known for being one of the major food baskets in Tanzania. The region produces paddy, maize, beans, wheat and bananas.
The national parks of Mahale Mountains and Katavi are not as popular as the Serengeti or Maasai Mara but are very popular among the locals in this region. Out of 1,000 visitors, half of them in a year are locals. Due to this difference in the number of visitors, the region is seen as serene and you will enjoy getting to know new people away from the busy city life and the thousands of safari enthusiasts in other parks.
The capital Sumbawanga is the best place to enjoy nightlife in the Rukwa Region. The most popular locations here are often packed and you could get to enjoy the best nightlife in Tanzania. Here are the most popular:
The Sukuma people are the most widespread in this region.
A local plant known as Huhunga is a treatment plant among the Sukuma people. The roots of this plant are boiled and used for a steam bath. The liquid from the boiled roos is also used to relieve menstrual pain.
Majengo, a street in Katavi is notorious for prostitution and has even been dubbed Mtaa wa Fisi. The prostitutes here come from the neighboring regions of Singida, Mbeya, Tabora and Kigoma.
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