Central Region, Malawi

Central Region is one of 3 primary administrative regions in Malawi with a population of approximately 7,523,340 people.

Facts and figures on Central Region at a glance

Region name: Central Region (Central Region)
Status: Primary administrative region
Population: 7,523,340 people
Country: Malawi
Continent: Africa

The regional headquarters of Central Region (Central Region) is located in the regional capital Lilongwe (Lilongwe) with a population of 646,750 people.

Facts and figures about Central Region
RegionPopulationRegional capitalPopulation
Central Region Central Region7,523,340 peopleLilongwe Lilongwe646,750 people

Compare with other regions in Malawi.

Map of Central Region

Map of Central Region

Information on Central Region

Information on Central Region
Region nameRegional capitalSubregionsCountryContinent
Central Region Central RegionLilongwe Lilongwe9MalawiAfrica

Time in Central Region

Time in Central Region
Current timeSummer time (DST)Standard timeCurrent timezone offsetTimezone
Wed, 6 Dec 2023 - 10:23pm (22:23h)NoWed, 6 Dec 2023 - 10:23pm (22:23h)UTC +2.0Africa/Blantyre

Geographic coordinates of Central Region

Latitude & Longitude of Central Region
PositionLatitude (width)Longitude (length)
Show on map13°30'00.0"S (-13.5000000°)34°00'00.0"E (34.0000000°)

Subregions in Central Region

There are 9 administrative subregions in Central Region.
Subregions in Central Region
RegionNoPopulationRegional capitalCapital population
Dedza District Dedza District1.830,512Dedza Dedza15,608
Dowa District Dowa District2.772,569Dowa Dowa5,565
Kasungu District Kasungu District3.842,953Kasungu Kasungu42,555
Lilongwe District Lilongwe District4.2,600,000--
Mchinji District Mchinji District5.602,305Mchinji Mchinji18,305
Nkhotakota District Nkhotakota District6.393,077Nkhotakota Nkhotakota24,865
Ntcheu District Ntcheu District7.659,608Ntcheu Ntcheu10,445
Ntchisi District Ntchisi District8.317,069Ntchisi Ntchisi7,918
Salima District Salima District9.478,346Salima Salima30,052

External sources of information on Central Region

Central Region on Wikipedia