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Central Region, Malawi

Central Region is one of 3 primary administrative regions in Malawi with a population of approximately 4,814,000 people.

Facts and figures on Central Region at a glance

Region name: Central Region (Central Region)
Status: Primary administrative region
Population: 4,814,000 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 Region4,814,000 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
Mon, 27 Mar 2023 - 5:34amNoMon, 27 Mar 2023 - 5:34amUTC +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 District1.526,771Dedza Dedza15,608
Dowa District Dowa District2.462,730Dowa Dowa5,565
Kasungu District Kasungu District3.594,371Kasungu Kasungu42,555
Lilongwe District Lilongwe District4.---
Mchinji District Mchinji District5.367,483Mchinji Mchinji18,305
Nkhotakota District Nkhotakota District6.286,519Nkhotakota Nkhotakota24,865
Ntcheu District Ntcheu District7.382,590Ntcheu Ntcheu10,445
Ntchisi District Ntchisi District8.199,341Ntchisi Ntchisi7,918
Salima District Salima District9.288,028Salima Salima30,052

External sources of information on Central Region

Central Region on Wikipedia