Mbarali District is one of the five Districts and seven Councils that make up the Mbeya Region. This district was established on July 7, 2000 in accordance with sections 8 and 9 of the Local Government Act of 1982 and received a certificate signed on June 5, 2003.
LOCATION AND ITS BOUNDARIES.
Mbarali District is between 33.40 and 35.40 degrees Longitude towards the East, 7.41 degrees and 9.25 degrees south of the equator. In the North East, it borders Iringa Rural District, in the East it borders Njombe District, in the South it borders Mbeya District and in the North it borders Chunya District.
AREA AND LAND USE.
The district has a total area of 16,000 square kilometers and the distribution of land use is as shown in table no. 1.