Chikwawa District

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Location of Chikwawa District in Malawi

Chikwawa is a district in the Southern Region of Malawi. The capital is Chikwawa. The district covers an area of 4,755 km.² and has a population of 356,682.

The district lies in a malaria endemic area in Africa and has recently been the target of efforts by a local Rotary Club to cover the entire district with insecticide-treated bednets.

Government and administrative divisions[edit]

There are six National Assembly constituencies in Chikwawa:

  • Chikwawa - East
  • Chikwawa - Central
  • Chikwawa - Nkombezi
  • Chikwawa - North
  • Chikwawa - South
  • Chikwawa - West

Since the 2009 general election all of these constituencies have been represented by politicians from the Democratic Progressive Party.[1]

Town of Nchalo, south of Chikwawa


  1. ^ "Parliament of Malawi - Members of Parliament - Chikwawa District". Archived from the original on 2011-07-17. Retrieved 2011-01-18.

Coordinates: 16°10′S 34°45′E / 16.167°S 34.750°E / -16.167; 34.750