Districts of Malawi

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A clickable map of Malawi exhibiting its 28 districts. MW-Districts.svg
A clickable map of Malawi exhibiting its 28 districts.

Malawi is divided into 28 districts [1] within three regions. Each District is headed by a District Commissioner: [2]


(2018 [3] )
Total Area
Central Dedza 830,5123,754 Dedza 1
Dowa 772,5693,077 Dowa 2
Kasungu 842,9538,017 Kasungu 3
Lilongwe 2,626,9016,211 Lilongwe 4
Mchinji 602,3053,131 Mchinji 5
Nkhotakota 395,8974,338 Nkhotakota 6
Ntcheu 659,6083,251 Ntcheu 7
Ntchisi 317,0691,709 Ntchisi 8
Salima 478,3462,151 Salima 9
Northern Chitipa 234,9274,334 Chitipa 10
Karonga 365,0283,416 Karonga 11
Likoma 14,52720 Likoma 12
Mzimba 1,157,52210,619 Mzimba 13
Nkhata Bay 285,7954,182 Nkhata Bay 14
Rumphi 229,1614,560 Rumphi 15
Southern Balaka 438,3792,142 Balaka 16
Blantyre 1,251,4842,025 Blantyre 17
Chikwawa 564,6844,878 Chikwawa 18
Chiradzulu 356,875761 Chiradzulu 19
Machinga 735,4383,582 Machinga 20
Mangochi 1,148,6116,729 Mangochi 21
Mulanje 684,1072,005 Mulanje 22
Mwanza 130,949756 Mwanza 23
Nsanje 299,1681,945 Nsanje 24
Thyolo 721,4561,666 Thyolo 25
Phalombe 429,4501,323 Phalombe 26
Zomba 851,7372,405 Zomba 27
Neno 138,2911,561 Neno 28

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  3. "2018 Malawi Census, Preliminary Report" (PDF). Retrieved January 1, 2020.

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