Kagera is one in every of Tanzania's 31 administrative regions. The place is located inside the northwestern nook of Tanzania at the western shore of Lake Victoria. The location pals Uganda, Rwanda, and Burundi and lies across the lake from Kenya. The vicinity changed into known as West Lake before June 1979. The local capital is the metropolis of Bukoba. According to the 2012 country wide census, the place had a population of two,458,023, which turned into decrease than the pre-census projection of two,763,329. For 2002-2012, the vicinity's 3.2 percentage average annual populace growth fee turned into tied for the 0.33 highest inside the
u . S ..It become also the ninth-maximum densely populated place, with ninety seven humans in keeping with rectangular kilometer. On September 10th 2016, the place was struck by way of an earthquake measuring 5.9 on the moment value scale. It become the biggest earthquake to have been recorded in Tanzania. Its attempted annexation by means of Uganda in 1978 prompted the Uganda–Tanzania War which culminated inside the overthrow of Ugandan dictator Idi Amin on April eleven, 1979, at the Fall of Kampala.