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Southern Region, Malawi

Southern Region is one of 3 primary administrative regions in Malawi with a population of approximately 5,345,000 people.

Facts and figures on Southern Region at a glance

Region name: Southern Region (Southern Region)
Status: Primary administrative region
Population: 5,345,000 people
Country: Malawi
Continent: Africa

The regional headquarters of Southern Region (Southern Region) is located in the regional capital Blantyre (Blantyre) with a population of 584,877 people.

The distance as the crow flies from Southern Region's regional capital Blantyre to Malawi's capital Lilongwe (Lilongwe) is approximately 241 km (149 mi).

Facts and figures about Southern Region
RegionPopulationRegional capitalPopulation
Southern Region Southern Region5,345,000 peopleBlantyre Blantyre584,877 people

Compare with other regions in Malawi.

Map of Southern Region

Map of Southern Region

Information on Southern Region

Information on Southern Region
Region nameRegional capitalSubregionsCountryContinent
Southern Region Southern RegionBlantyre Blantyre13MalawiAfrica

Time in Southern Region

Time in Southern Region
Current timeSummer time (DST)Standard timeCurrent timezone offsetTimezone
Mon, 27 Mar 2023 - 6:54amNoMon, 27 Mar 2023 - 6:54amUTC +2.0Africa/Blantyre

Geographic coordinates of Southern Region

Latitude & Longitude of Southern Region
PositionLatitude (width)Longitude (length)
Show on map15°30'00.0"S (-15.5000000°)35°00'00.0"E (35.0000000°)

Subregions in Southern Region

There are 13 administrative subregions in Southern Region.
Subregions in Southern Region
RegionNoPopulationRegional capitalCapital population
Balaka District Balaka District1.277,072Balaka Balaka18,902
Blantyre District Blantyre District2.-Blantyre Blantyre584,877
Chikwawa District Chikwawa District3.362,918Chikwawa Chikwawa6,987
Chiradzulu District Chiradzulu District4.246,489Chiradzulu Chiradzulu1,580
Machinga District Machinga District5.410,411Machinga Machinga1,418
Mangochi District Mangochi District6.674,224Mangochi Mangochi40,236
Mulanje District Mulanje District7.432,418Mulanje Mulanje16,483
Mwanza District Mwanza District8.148,763Mwanza Mwanza11,379
Neno District Neno District9.-Neno Neno-
Nsanje District Nsanje District10.194,768Nsanje Nsanje21,774
Phalombe District Phalombe District11.237,747Phalombe Phalombe2,663
Thyolo District Thyolo District12.472,144Thyolo Thyolo5,775
Zomba District Zomba District13.-Zomba Zomba80,932

External sources of information on Southern Region

Southern Region on Wikipedia