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Northern Region, Malawi

Northern Region is one of 3 primary administrative regions in Malawi with a population of approximately 1,389,000 people.

Facts and figures on Northern Region at a glance

Region name: Northern Region (Northern Region)
Status: Primary administrative region
Population: 1,389,000 people
Country: Malawi
Continent: Africa

The regional headquarters of Northern Region (Northern Region) is located in the regional capital Mzuzu (Mzuzu) with a population of 175,345 people.

The distance as the crow flies from Northern Region's regional capital Mzuzu to Malawi's capital Lilongwe (Lilongwe) is approximately 278 km (173 mi).

Facts and figures about Northern Region
RegionPopulationRegional capitalPopulation
Northern Region Northern Region1,389,000 peopleMzuzu Mzuzu175,345 people

Compare with other regions in Malawi.

Map of Northern Region

Map of Northern Region

Information on Northern Region

Information on Northern Region
Region nameRegional capitalSubregionsCountryContinent
Northern Region Northern RegionMzuzu Mzuzu7MalawiAfrica

Time in Northern Region

Time in Northern Region
Current timeSummer time (DST)Standard timeCurrent timezone offsetTimezone
Mon, 27 Mar 2023 - 5:20amNoMon, 27 Mar 2023 - 5:20amUTC +2.0Africa/Blantyre

Geographic coordinates of Northern Region

Latitude & Longitude of Northern Region
PositionLatitude (width)Longitude (length)
Show on map11°00'00.0"S (-11.0000000°)34°00'00.0"E (34.0000000°)

Subregions in Northern Region

There are 7 administrative subregions in Northern Region.
Subregions in Northern Region
RegionNoPopulationRegional capitalCapital population
Chitipa District Chitipa District1.144,179Chitipa Chitipa8,824
Karonga District Karonga District2.224,948Karonga Karonga34,207
Likoma District Likoma District3.-Chipyela Chipyela-
Mzimba District Mzimba District4.612,086Mzimba Mzimba19,308
Mzimba District Mzimba District5.612,086Mzuzu Mzuzu175,345
Nkhata Bay District Nkhata Bay District6.191,061Nkhata Bay Nkhata Bay11,721
Rumphi District Rumphi District7.152,065Rumphi Rumphi20,727

External sources of information on Northern Region

Northern Region on Wikipedia