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Tanzania regions, 1991 [GIS]

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GEOALT_TZ1991 indicates the region of Tanzania where the respondent was interviewed. DHS units in GEOALT_TZ1991 are equivalent to regions.

Other sample years have their own sample-specific geography variables. There are also integrated variables GEO_TZ1991_2015 and GEO_TZ1996_2015, that provide spatially consistent units over time. Lesser geographic detail for the Tanzania 1991 sample can be found in GEO_TZ1991.

A GIS map for GEO_TZ1991 (in shapefile format) can be downloaded from the DHS Program Spatial Data Repository Boundaries page.


Pwani is identified as Coast in GEOALT_TZ1991.


  • Tanzania 1991: All women age 15-49.
  • Tanzania: 1991-H, 1991-W, 1991-C, 1991-B, 1991-M