Kilimanjaro Region, known as Kilimandscharo during the German colonial rule, is one of Tanzania's 30 administrative regions. The regional capital is the municipality of Moshi. According to the 2012 national census, the region had a population of 1,640,087, which was lower than the pre-census projection of 1,702,207.
Kilimanjaro International Airport is an international airport in northern Tanzania that serves the cities of Arusha and Moshi. The airport facilitates the tourism industry for visitors travelling to Mount Kilimanjaro National Park, Arusha National Park and elsewhere. The airport bills itself as the "Gateway to Africa's Wildlife Heritage".