Nafasi za Kazi 408 Halmashauri ya Wilaya ya Babati
Babati Rural District is a district of Manyara Regionof Tanzania, East Africa. The administrative capital of the district is Babati town, 172 km (107 mi) south of Arusha. The district covers an area of 6,069 km2(2,343 sq mi), a large proportion (640 km2) of which is covered by the water bodies of Lake Babati, Lake Burunge and Lake Manyara. The district is bordered to the north by Arusha Region, to the south east by Simanjiro District, to the south by Dodoma Region, to the south west by Hanang District, and to the north west by Mbulu District. Babati Urban District is located within the district.
Babati District was established by dividing the then Hanang District into two districts – Babati and Hanang. The decision produced Babati District, which was officially documented in the Government Official Gazette No. 403 on 1 October 1985. Babati District became autonomous in July 1986 as a District Council.
According to the 2002 Tanzania National Census, the population of the Babati District was 303,013.
The District Commissioner of Babati District is Hadija R.R. Nyembo.