Iringa is one of Tanzania's 26 administrative regions. The regional capital is Iringa. The total area is 58,936 square kilometers (22,755 square miles), of which land area is 56,864 km sq (21,955 mi sq) and water area is 2,070 km² (800 mi sq).
The Iringa region has a population of 1,495,333, according to a 2002 census.
Iringa Region is home to Ruaha National Park, Tanzania's second largest park, which has an abundance of wildlife and approximately 7,500 visitors per year.
The Regional Commissioner of the Iringa Region is Major General James E. Luhanga.
The region is divided into seven districts: Iringa Rural and Iringa Urban, Kilolo Ludewa (8,397 square kilometers), Makete (4,128 square kilometers), Mufindi (7,123 square kilometers), and Njombe (10,242 square kilometers).